Hold Funeral Mass For Arcelino Fontinha

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Visitation will be held today, September 26, for Arcelino DaSilva Fontinha, who died at home in Livingston on Tuesday, September 24. He was 91 years old.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Codey and Jones Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Avenue in Caldwell. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 27 at 10 a.m. in St. Philomena Church in Livingston, followed by interment at Gate Of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

Born in Salreu, Portugal, Mr. Fontinha lived in Venezuela before immigrating to Newark in 1965 and moving to Livingston 14 years ago. He was a longshoreman with the AFLCIO Local 2535 in Port Newark.

He is survived by his wife, Emilia; three children, Fernando (Renee), Fatima, and Ricardo (Deanna) DaSilva; his twin, Maria Alice Fontinha; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

The family suggests that donations may be made to Alzheimer’s New Jersey, www.alznj.org.

Condolences and memories may be left at www.codeyjonesfh.com.

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