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Luis Brial Baez, 77, of Savannah, Georgia and husband of Silvia R. Baez, died Thursday morning, December 13, 2018, at Memorial University Medical Center with his family at his side.

Born in Havana, Cuba, he was a son of the late Bernabe Baez and the late Maria Merida Baez. Luis was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church. He was a United States Air Force veteran. Luis was president and owner of Xcitek financial data services. He loved spending time with his family, was an accomplished artist, and also enjoyed playing golf and tennis.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, Silvia R. Baez of Savannah, Georgia; one daughter, Claudine Jensen of Newark, Delaware; one son, Ian E. Baez and his wife, Sarah, of Savannah, Georgia; four grandchildren, Alexa Jensen, Johnny Jensen, William “Wills” Baez and Barrett Baez; one brother, Jorge Baez of Miami, Florida, and his former son-in-law, John W. Jensen, Jr. of Newark, Delaware.

The Rosary will be held at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by the Very Reverend Daniel F. Firmin with the family receiving friends after the Rosary service and until 4 o’clock.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 o’clock Monday morning at St. James Catholic Church conducted by the Reverend Jason P. Adams. Interment, with military honors, will be in in the Catholic Cemetery.

Remembrances: St. James Catholic Church – 8412 Whitfield Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31406-6198 or The Parish of St. Mary – 19 Cherry Tree Farm Road, Middletown, New Jersey 07748-1871.

Online Condolences

  1. Anna & Paul Kaluzne says:

    We are so sad to hear of Lou’s passing! His memory will live on in his family whom he loved deeply!
    God bless….

  2. John and Elaine says:

    We are so sad to hear of Loui’s passing. He was a wonderful husband, father and friend and John and I were privileged to call him our friend.
    Rest In Peace Loui.
    John and Elaine Jensen

  3. Buck & Jan Pointer says:

    Sending our condolences to your your family.
    We will keep your family in our prayers during this
    most difficult time.
    Love & Prayers
    Buck & Jan Pointer

  4. Jim and Carole Aliffi Barrows says:

    Sarah and Ian..
    Please find comfort in knowing there are others who share in your sorrow.
    Sincere sympathy,
    Jim and Carole

  5. Mick and Carol McGrath says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Silvia and her family. Mick and I were sad to hear about Loui’s passing. The few times we were with him, we so enjoyed ourselves. He was a fine man. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  6. Carmela Aliffi and Jane Fishman says:

    We will miss Lou. His humor, his generosity, his Cuban pork roast, plantains and flan, his running after Wills and Barrett. Sending love and peace to Silvia, Ian , SArah, Claudine and family. Lou will certainly live on in our memories.

  7. mary castiglione says:

    Ian…although I never met your father, my father Lou spoke so very highly of him ( and your mom). He also shared with me stories about the delightful gatherings at their home and wonderful meals they enjoyed together. Please know that you, your mother and Sarah are in my thoughts and heart during this time.

  8. Maureen and Jerry Bartlein says:

    We will miss our dear friend of 52 years. His smile and friendship will be with us always . I know he’s is with the angles and is in God’s loving hands.God bless you Louie

  9. Dorothy Conway Comeau says:

    Dear Claudine,
    Christine told me yesterday of you Dad’s sudden death. I am so sorry for your Mother, brother, you and all the children. Know he is at peace.
    Love! Aunt Dorothy

  10. Julio Menendez says:

    Silvia y familia, siento muchisimo la perdida de Luisito y lo doloroso que es para ustedes. No tengo palabras de como espresar mis sentimientos. El siempre fue un buen amigo desde que nos conocimos en Cuba. Lo voy a estrañar mucho. Un fuerte abrazo para todos.
    Julio y Pam.

  11. Cesar R. Lastra says:

    Dear Silvia, Ian, Claudine & family. Our deepest and sincere condolences on the passing of Luis. Our prayers are with you all. Cesar & Julia.

  12. Gordon and Kye Daniels says:

    Our wonderful neighborhood street will not be the same without Luis. How we enjoyed getting together and hearing about your family. Sylvia, please keep in touch and we will be remembering you during this difficult time.

    In Christian Love

  13. Linda Daniel Barber says:

    To the Baez family, My deepest and sincere sympathy to you. I am grateful to have had Luis as a boss. May God comfort you. Linda Daniel Barber

  14. Danny & Suzee Bartlein says:

    Dear Lou,
    Your smile, your laugh, and your heart have changed us forever. Thank you for letting us be a part of your life. You always made us feel welcome and loved and for that,we will never forget you.
    Danny & Suzee

  15. Danny & Suzee Bartlein says:

    Thank you for showing me how to love the girl of your dreams.

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