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Nancy Brillon Santos

April 3, 1951 ~ July 22, 2019 (age 68)

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Mrs. Nancy Brillon Santos

Aiken, SC--Mrs. Nancy Brillon Santos age 68 entered into eternal rest peacefully at her residence Monday July 22, 2019 after a long battle with cancer.  She was born in New Bedford, MA and grew up in Fairhaven, MA.  Mrs. Santos was the beloved wife of 25 years to Mr. Stephen Anthony Santos, Aiken, SC and a daughter of the late Mr. George Brillon and Madeline Raffa Brillon. Nancy worked as a private secretary for most of her working career at St. Luke's Hospital. She retired to Aiken in 2005, where she volunteered at the Friends of the Aiken County Animal Shelter (FOTAS). Her passion was taking care of animals. She fostered many dogs as well as looking after farm animals, especially horses, which she loved very much. Her two special horses were Topper and Gator.  Nancy was a communicant of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Aiken. Additional survivors include one daughter Shauna Beth (Michael) Cotton, Aiken; one brother, Theodore Brillon, Rochester, MA. Nancy was predeceased  by one son,  Daniel Stephen Santos.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to FOTAS, P.O. Box 2207, Aiken, SC, 29802 or at Services will be private.  A visitation with the family will be held 6-8 PM Saturday July 27, 2019 at COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY, (118 BY PASS) AIKEN, SC, 29801. 803-648-7175. Please sign the online registry at

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July 27, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cole Funeral Home
1544 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801

No services to be held


Friends of the Animal Shelter
P.O. Box 2207, Aiken SC 29802
Tel: 1-803-514-4313

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