Antonio Fonseca

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Fonseca, Antonio P..
Antonio Pina Fonseca, age 88 of Danbury, husband of Maria Augusta(dosSantos)Fonseca, died peacefully at home on Thursday August 7th surrounded by family and friends.
Antonio was born in Fornoteheiro, Portugal on November 17, 1925 to the late Miquel and Lydia (dePina) Fonseca. He moved to the United States in 1966 and was employed by Republic Foil for 23 years until his retirement in 1993. Antonio loved music and was a member of the Sons of Portugal Band until 2013. He was a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and a member of the Portuguese American Club.
In addition to his wife Maria Augusta Fonseca of 64 years, Antonio is survived by his grandson Carlos DeAlmeida Jr. and his wife Jennifer of Newtown, and his granddaughter Rosemary DeSousa and her husband Daniel of New Milford, his son in law Carlos DeAlmeida Sr. of Danbury, and a daughter Lydia of Danbury. Antonio is also survived by his great grandson Christian DeSousa of New Milford, whom he cherished greatly.
Antonio is also survived by his siblings Natalia Fonseca of Rhode Island, Celia and Ida of Portugal, several cousins, nieces, nephews, and many beloved friends. He was predeceased by his brother Afonso Costa of Rhode Island.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30am on Monday August 11th in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Danbury. Burial will be in Saint Peter Cemetery, Danbury.
The family will receive friends at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main Street, Danbury on Sunday August 10th from 3 to 5pm.


Published in News Times on Aug. 9, 2014
Antonio P. Fonseca
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57 Main St | Danbury, CT 06810 | (203) 748-2131
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