DURHAM- Ms. Carmen Margarita Zambrana Santiago, 75, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019.
Ms. Santiago was born on May 15, 1944 to the late Epifanio and Marta Zambrana in Coamo, Puerto Rico. She loved her family dearly, was the provider and caretaker of the family and her greatest joy was to cook for her family. Carmen was very sociable and because of her warm nature she never met a stranger. She will be remembered as a loving mother, sister, aunt, and grandmother.
Ms. Santiago is survived by her sons, Richard Zambrana (Amanda) of Wake Forest, NC, and Edward Santiago (Karen) of Durham, NC; daughter, Stephanie Santiago (Clinton) of Durham, NC; brothers, Epifanio Zambrana, Jr. of New York, José N. Zambrana (Lucy) of New York, and Charles Zambrana of Wake Forest, NC; sister, Francisca E. Ayala (Richard) of Florida, and Neida E. Zambrana of New York; and grandchildren, Kerrigan P. Zambrana, Maximiliano B. Zambrana, Rheanna M. Bunette, Alysia M. Brewer, and Edward L. Santiago; several nieces and nephews, and extended family members.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home.
Flowers are acceptable or donations can be made to The ALS Association North Carolina at 4 N Blount St Ste 200, Raleigh, NC 27601.