Pereiras, Sr., Emilio
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Emilio Pereiras, Sr. ,age 87 of Shelton, entered into his eternal rest on Sunday May 11, 2014 in the Griffin Hospital Derby. He is the devoted husband of 65 years to Theresa (Vachon) Pereiras.
Mr. Pereiras was born in Ansonia on March 16, 1926 son of the late William and Josephine (Fornes) Pereiras, Sr. , and has been a Shelton resident for most of his life. Mr. Pereiras was an Army Veteran serving in WWII. He retired in 1986 after being employed for many years as a welder at Farrell's in Derby, loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, and boating.
He is the beloved father of Emilio Pereiras,Jr, the cherished brother of Josephine Payunk, of Georgia, Anita Fama of Florida, and the late William Pereiras, Jr. He also leaves several nieces and nephews.
Friends may greet his family on Tuesday (TODAY) from 4 to 7 PM in the Riverview Funeral Home 390 River Road Shelton. On Wednesday his funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 8:30 AM for a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 AM in St. Margaret Mary Church Shelton. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Peter Cemetery Derby. At the request of his family memorial contributions may be made to the
. Please leave online condolences a to his family at www.riverviewfh.com
Riverview Funeral Home
390 River Road
Shelton, CT 06484
Published in Connecticut Post on May 13, 2014