DIAS, JOSE A.
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Jose A. Dias, 79, of Waterbury, formerly of Danbury, husband of the late Delaria (Cabral) Dias, passed away at Abbott Terrace Health Care Center in Waterbury, on Monday, June 17, 2013.
Jose was born in St. Miguel, Azores, Portugal, son of the late Manuel and Julia Dias. He attended school in the Azores and immigrated to the US as a young man and had worked for many years as a painter. He was a longtime member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.
He is survived by six children: Julia Coelho of Waterbury, Jose Dias of FL and Maria Zegarra of TN, Maria Franca of Naugatuck, Luisa Dias and Maria Rosa Cordeiro of Danbury, his sisters: Zelina Furtado of Danbury, Filomenia Farias of Azores, Maria Vicente Dias and Estrela Dias of Danbury and Claudina Sousa of Azores, his brothers: Joao Vicente of Danbury, Jorge Dias of Azores, Daniel Vicente of Danbury and Jose Dias of MA, 18 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sons, Octavio and John Dias, his sister Angelina Goncalo and great grandsons, Cameron and Carson Prazeres.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Danbury, on Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery. Friends may call at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, on Thursday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Published in News Times on June 19, 2013