NAUGATUCK — Mr. Mario J. Teixeira, 58, of Naugatuck, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was the husband of Diane (Ruela) Teixeira.
Mr. Teixeira was born in Waterbury on March 25, 1956, a son of the late James A. and Mary T. (Costa) Teixeira. He worked for many years at Scovill Manufacturing and Century Brass. He was an avid Chicago Bears fan, enjoyed horse racing, and had a deep love for animals. He was a truly devoted friend to many.
Mr. Teixeira proudly served his country in the United States Army Reserve.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Teixeira is survived by a son, Shane Owens of Waterbury, a sister, two brothers, one grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. The Prospect Memorial Funeral Home, 72 Waterbury Road, Prospect is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT. 06111.
To place online condolences, visit www.prospectmemorial.com.