Obituary: Albertina (Lopes) Tigeleiro


NAUGATUCK — Albertina (Lopes) Tigeleiro, 84, passed away on Monday, Oct. 3, at her home. She was the widow of Francisco C. Tigeleiro.

Mrs. Tigeleiro was born on Dec. 16, 1926 in Murtosa, Portugal a daughter of the late Angelo and Albertina (Pereira) Lopes. She was retired from T.F. Butterfield where she worked for many years. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Maria Da Silva of Naugatuck; two sons, Manuel J. Tigeleiro of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Frank P. Tigeleiro of Naugatuck; one sister, Ana Da Silva of Naugatuck; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by one sister, Mafalda Carinha and one brother Jose Lopes.

The funeral will be held on Friday, Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m. from the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St. for a mass at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday morning from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

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