Welcome to the memorial page for

Marta L. Bao

August 19, 1938 ~ October 8, 2017 (age 79)

Marta L. Bao, 79, of Little Silver passed away peacefully at home on October 8, 2017. Born in Preston, Cuba she was the daughter of the late Nicolas Santana and Anna Gutierrez. Marta was a communicant of Church of the Nativity in Fair Haven. Spending time with her family was always her first priority and brought her the most joy.

Marta is survived by her loving husband Edward E. Bao; her children: Tony Bao and his wife Deborah of Lincroft, Alice DiFiglia and her husband Joseph of Little Silver, and Edward Bao, Jr. and his wife Dorothy of Shrewsbury; and six grandchildren: Joseph and his wife Katrina, Michael, Tyler, Edward, Jack and Thomas. She is also survived by a brother Fernando Santana and a sister Irma Martinez, both of Miami.

   Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ. A Mass of Christian burial will be conducted on Wednesday, October 11 at 10 a.m. at Church of the Nativity, 180 Ridge Rd, Fair Haven, NJ 07704. Entombment will follow at the Holmdel Cemetery and Mausoleum, 900 Holmdel Rd, Holmdel, NJ 07733. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Marta’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

 Service Information

October 10, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John E. Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Avenue
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Mass of Christian Burial
October 11, 2017

10:00 AM
Church of the Nativity

Fair Haven, NJ

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