Naugatuck-Augusto Silva, age 62, beloved husband of Maria (Silva) Silva, passed away on Saturday August 14, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital.
He was born in Portugal on December 17, 1958, son of the late Antonio and Maria (Silva) Silva. Augusto came to the United States with his family in 1978 and settled in Naugatuck. He worked for Union Local 611 as a construction worker for many years up until his illness. He was an avid soccer fan and loved watching his favorite team Benfica of Portugal. Augusto truly embraced his Portuguese heritage. A simple man, he enjoyed food, wine, dancing from his culture as well as his favorite restaurant Sagres in Naugatuck.
Besides his wife Maria of 42 years, he leaves his son Jose Silva and his wife Melissa of Naugatuck; his daughter, Michelle Silva and her husband Kittaney Nanthavongsak of Torrington; his grandson Kye; his sister Mina Silva and brother Al Silva, both of Massachusetts; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call on Thursday August 19, 2021 from 5-7 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck. Facial masks and social distancing are required. To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com. Burial will be private.
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