Julio DaSilva Jr., Naugatuck Businessman, Dies at 64

Mr. DaSilva was a longtime resident and dedicated family man.

Julio H. DaSilva Jr. Credit: Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
Julio H. DaSilva Jr. Credit: Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
Julio H. DaSilva Jr., of Naugatuck, died Jan. 10, 2014, surrounded by his children at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was 64.  

He was the husband of Dolores G. (Moco) DaSilva. 

Born in Murtosa, Portugal, on July 5, 1949, he was a son of Maria DaSilva and the late Julio DaSilva. 

He was a longtime Naugatuck resident and the owner of DaSilva Auto in Naugatuck. 

DaSilva was an avid soccer fan and enjoyed hunting. He was also a car enthusiast, especially Mini Coopers. He enjoyed spending time by the ocean and observing his koi pond. 

He was a member of the Portuguese Club of Naugatuck and a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church. 

Besides his wife of 42 years and his mother, of Naugatuck, he leaves his son, John C. DaSilva and his wife, Sabrina of Waterbury; a daughter, Anamarie Barrett and her husband, Richard of Southbury; three brothers, Joaquim DaSilva and Jamie DaSilva, both of Naugatuck, and Carlos DaSilva of New Jersey; two sisters, Carolina Coelho of Naugatuck and Maria Julia Mariano of New Jersey; his grandchildren, Haeley, Brayden, Sadey Barrett and Nellina and John Julio DaSilva; as well as several nieces and nephews. 

The family would like to thank everyone involved in caring for Julio. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin St., Waterbury. Friends are asked to meet directly there at 9:45 a.m.  

Calling hours will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.  

To send an online condolence, visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com


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