Viola Frances Santana, Age :61

Jun 07,1959---Oct 07,2020

Viola Frances Santana, beloved Sister, Mother, Grandmother, and Friend passed away on October 7, 2020.  She was born to Felipe and Victoria Santana on June 7, 1959 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She used her Associates Degree in Business in many different positions with the State of NM and City of Santa Fe.  Her daughter and grandchildren were her pride and joy.  She is survived by her daughter Gabriella Santana, Grandchildren Marisol and Jonathan Montoya; Brothers, James, Anthony (Anita), Orlando (Gertrude), Edward, and Donald Santana. Sisters, Josie Santana, Rebecca Glantz, Teresa Ordaz, Cathleen Rancier, Lenore Trujillo. Many Cousins, Nieces, Nephews and dear friends especially Charlene and Debbie.  Viola was a devout Christian and prayed for everyone.  Please cherish the memories you have of Viola.  We will miss her boisterous laughter, outgoing personality and her giving spirit.  Viola rest in peace in the house of the Lord.

Funeral Services will be October 23, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Fruit of the Spirit Ministries located at 3382-A Lopez Lane, Santa Fe, NM 87507. 

Face Masks are required.


Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of:

Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road

(505) 395-9150


Diane Cervantes Oct 14 ,2020

Friend ,Santa fe ,New Mexico

Most sincere condolences goes out to the family and also to my spiritual mother Charlene... Viola you were a great friend and sister in Christ you will be missed dearly.... I will always remember your beautiful smile and your laugh ❣️

Kathryn Chavez Oct 18 ,2020

Friend ,Santa fe ,New Mexico

I can only describe Viola as a beautiful person with love for life. My blessings and prayers to her family and friends.

Carolyn Spolidoro Oct 23 ,2020

friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

Josie, my condolences to you and your family. Thinking of you.

Dinah Oct 25 ,2020

Friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

Dinah Oct 25 ,2020

Friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

My deepest condolences to the Santana Family and all who loved her. Viola, you were a dear friend. What I loved most about you was your Love for our Heavenly Father , your straight forwardness and that laughter of yours . I will always miss you . ❤️🌹🌹