Eleanor May Almeida died October 31, 2011 at Danbury Hospital. She was 77 years old. Eleanor was born January 15, 1934 in Bridgeport, CT the daughter of the late Cyril Scheibel and Athela Simaleavich. She was raised and cared for in Danbury by Joseph and Athela Simaleavich .She had lived in Brazil for eleven years married to the late Dr. Nelphilo Almeida where she enjoyed the Brazilian people and their culture and learning to speak Portugese , she enjoyed traveling with her daughter and son in-law , and mostly spending time with her family, especially being a part her grandsons lives and sewing She is survived by her daughter Eleanor Tremblay and her husband Mark of Middlebury, where she had lived for the last twelve years, two sons Nelson Almeida of Danbury, Cesar Almeida and his wife Marcy of Oceanside , CA, also survived by two grandchildren Jeffrey Almeida and Oliver Tremblay and one great grandson Elijah Almeida, and two dear friends Nancy Dunne, and Beverly Hassell. A memorial mass will be celebrated on Monday November 7 ,2011 1100 am, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Southbury. Cremation services were held in private. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Green Funeral Home, Danbury, CT In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Oxford Special Olympics C/O Moe Blees 13 Lisbon Terrace, Oxford CT 06478 to sign a book of remembrance please visit www.the green funeral home.com
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Published in News Times from Nov. 4 to Nov. 5, 2011