D'Esopo Funeral Chapel
277 Folly Brook Boulevard
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 563-6117

Antonio J. DaSilva

1918 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Antonio J. DaSilva Obituary

Antonio Jose DaSilva, 95, of Wethersfield and formerly of Hartford, beloved husband for 56 years of Lucinda (Silva) DaSilva, passed away peacefully on Thursday (February 6, 2014) in Hartford surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Belem de Para, Brazil on October 27, 1918. Antonio was a longtime, faithful communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church and also a member of the Portuguese Club of Hartford. He enjoyed gardening, professional wrestling, riding his bike, traveling to Portugal every year and, more than anything, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. In addition to his loving wife Lucinda, left to cherish his memory are his three sons, Manuel J. DaSilva and fiancé Yvonne of Wethersfield, Antonio J. DaSilva, Jr. and his wife Millie of Middletown, Antonio Fernando DaSilva and his wife Pam of Rocky Hill; two daughters, Dorinda Manner and her husband Steven of Rocky Hill and Rosa Rodrigues and her husband Miguel of Wethersfield; his seven adored grandchildren, Cameron, Morgan, Alex, Sarah, Ryan, Uriah and Andrew and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Funeral services will begin Saturday at 9 a.m. from the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 50 Kane St., Fatima Square, Hartford. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. The family will receive relatives and friends TODAY from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral chapel. The seven day Mass will be held on Thursday (February 13) at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church. Donations in Antonio's memory may be made to Connecticut Children's Medical Center (CCMC) Foundation, Attn: Oncology Unit, 282 Washington St., Hartford, CT 06106. For online expressions of sympathy to the family, please visit www.desopo.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 7, 2014
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