NAUGATUCK — Mr. Julio H. DaSilva, Jr., 64, of Naugatuck, passed away surrounded by his children at Yale-New Haven Hospital on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. He was the husband of Dolores G. (Moco) DaSilva.
Mr. DaSilva was born in Murtosa, Portugal, on July 5, 1949, a son of Maria DaSilva and the late Julio DaSilva. He was a longtime Naugatuck resident and the owner of DaSilva Auto in Naugatuck. He was an avid soccer fan and enjoyed hunting. He was a car enthusiast especially Mini Coopers. He enjoyed spending time by the ocean and observing his Koi pond. He was a member of the Portuguese Club of Naugatuck and a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church.
Besides his wife of 42 years and his mother of Naugatuck, he leaves his son, John C. DaSilva and his wife Sabrina of Waterbury; daughter, Anamarie Barrett and her husband Richard of Southbury; three brothers, Joaquim DaSilva and Jamie DaSilva both of Naugatuck, Carlos DaSilva of New Jersey; two sisters, Carolina Coelho of Naugatuck, Maria Julia Mariano of New Jersey; his grandchildren, Haeley, Brayden, Sadey Barrett and Nellina and John Julio DaSilva; several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank everyone involved in caring for Julio.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin St., Waterbury. Friends are asked to meet directly there at 9:45 a.m. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com.