BRIDGEPORT — Mr. Adriano F. Alves, 67, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 23, 2012 after a brief illness. He was the husband of Benilda (Gamboa) Alves and the widower of Maria J. (Pereira) Alves.
Mr. Alves was born in Morgade Montegre, Portugal on June 15, 1945, a son of the late Domingos and Anna (Fernandes) Alves. He was a longtime Florida resident before moving to Naugatuck and most recently of Bridgeport. He was a veteran of the Portuguese Army. He worked at various construction companies and was a member of the Portuguese Club in Naugatuck.
Besides his wife, he leaves his two sons, Sergio Alves and Victor Alves both of Naugatuck; two daughters, Fatima Alves and Susy Alves both of Naugatuck; two brothers, Domingos Salvador of Portugal, Fernando Alves of Florida; three sisters, Berta Marolo of Shelton, Lucilia Alves of Trumbull, and Benvinda Teixeira of Shelton; four grandchildren, Christopher, Jessica, Nicole, and Elliana; several nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 26 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin St., Waterbury. Friends are asked to meet directly at the Church at 9:45 a.m. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be held at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck on Monday from 6 to 8 .pm.
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