- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 30 October 2013
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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A memorial service for Santino Luiz do Nascimento Caetano, age 29, from Nova Friburgo in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has been set for 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 on the plaza in downtown Mount Vernon.
Affectionately known as Luiz Fellipe, Mr. Caetano was a year-long Rotary Exchange student in Mount Vernon in 2001-2002.
He returned to Texas twice, once to Houston and once to Mount Vernon, for four month college work/study programs. In 2009, he worked for the Mount Vernon branch of Guaranty Bond Bank.
He was a senior business analyst with Falconi Results Consultants, considered the top firm in South America.
He is survived by his parents, Jorge and Dora Caetano of Nova Friburgo, Brazil, a brother, Bernardo Caetano, currently of Houston. His cremains will be buried at the Mount Vernon City Cemetery.