Santiago Caez, of Rochelle Park, formerly of Hackensack, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at the Bristol Manor Care Center, at the age of 81 years. He was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico and came to this country in 1960. Prior to retiring, he was a boiler mechanic in New York City. Previously he worked at Hackensack Specialty Company. Beloved husband of the late Carmen Hernandez Caez who died in 2003. Devoted father of Carmen L. Caez of Paterson, Sandra Casez of Hackensack, Grimalda Caez of New Milford, Luis A. Caez of Hackensack and the late Rose M. Caez. Cherished grandfather of 11 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. He is also survived by 11 brothers and sisters. Visiting will be on Tuesday evening from 7-9 PM. There will be a graveside service on Wednesday at 11 AM at Maple Grove Park Cemetery, Hackensack.