PROSPECT — Lourdes Matos, 60, the wife of Elisiario Matos, died peacefully on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Waterbury Hospital.
Lourdes was born on Nov. 12, 1955 in Brazil, the daughter of the late Antonio and Rosa (Soares) Santos, and had lived in Prospect for the past 35 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and she was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church.
In addition to her husband of Prospect, Lourdes is survived by her son, Lee Matos and his fiancé Laura Strachen of Goshen; her son, Marco Matos and his wife Nicole Matos of Waterbury; her daughter, Sandra Matos Patterson and her husband Justin Patterson of Prospect; her brother, Luiz “Tony” Santos and his wife Celeste Santos of Prospect; her grandchildren, Jasmine, Angelina, Jack, Christian, Logan and Paige and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin St., Waterbury. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Calling hours are Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.
To honor Lourdes’ memory, contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 2080 Silas Deane Highway, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
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