Obituary: Ana DaSilva

Ana DaSilva

NAUGATUCK — Ana DaSilva, 95, widow of Floriano DaSilva, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020.

Born in Murtosa, Portugal, on Nov. 7, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Angelo and Albertina (Pereira) Lopes. She came to the United States in 1960 with her family and settled in Naugatuck. Ana had worked at T.F. Butterfield for many years as well as the footwear division of Uniroyal, Inc. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting, and was a talented seamstress.

Ana is survived by her sons, Ilidio DaSilva and his wife, Maria, of Naugatuck, and John DaSilva and his wife, Marcia, of Tewksbury, Mass.; her two grandchildren, Paul and Eliza; her four great-grandchildren, Michael, Thomas, Amelia and Calvin; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank caregivers Olinda Fonseca, Marcelina Gomes, Rosa Almeida, Albertina Ramos for the amazing care given to Anna during her illness, and especially Debbie Monteiro for her support in coordinating this team.

All services will be private, and burial will be in St. James Cemetery. The Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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