Michael Rodney Santamaria Emano
May 1, 1963 - July 1, 2018
Michael Rodney Santamaria Emano, known to friends as “Migs”, passed away on July 1st, 2018, at the age of 55 years.
Born May 1, 1963 in Manila, Philippines, first son of the late Alfredo R. Emano and Lourdes Santamaria Brown, Michael immigrated to Stamford CT where he studied Graphic Design.
Michael brought his Graphic Design talents to many companies over the years, such as Unilever, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Stamford Advocate, Schawk!, Southern Graphics, Converter Scan and Zunda Design. Michael finished his respected and successful career as a Graphic Designer with Blue Buffalo.
If you knew Migs, you knew he had a passion for the Creative Arts. He was a true “Jazz Cat”. If he was not creating his own artwork, he was creating his own music and mixes. He shared his talents with multiple Garage Bands, ‘Nitefox’, ‘Odacity’, and ‘Our Band’. A gifted singer, musician, producer, sound engineer, and visual artist; his love for art and music led him to create ‘Jazmix Arts & Entertainment’. His YouTube channel has over 26K subscribers with over 12 million views.
Migs is survived by his beautiful daughter, Carasade, and the mother of his daughter, Theresa “Lalaine” Ferrer. He is also survived by his Mother Lourdes Brown, Brother Nowell Emano and his wife Cherrie, Sister Jennifer Mutino and her husband Phil, 4 nephews and nieces Kayla Emano, Kyle Emano, Gabriella Mutino and Jack Mutino.
A Memorial Mass will be held on August 10 (Friday) at 10am in St Aloysius Parish – 21 Cherry Street, New Canaan, CT 06840. A Memorial Visitation will also be held on August 10 (Friday) at 6pm – 8pm at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851. Interment will be held on August 11 (Saturday) at 10:30am at St Mary-Putnam Cemetery’s St Joseph Mausoleum – 399 North Street, Greenwich, CT 06830.
In lieu of flowers, be a “Cool Cat”; sit back, relax and listen to your favorite playlist in remembrance of Michael “Migs” Emano.