Antonio Augusto Afonso, 92, passed away, peacefully, at his home in Toms River, NJ on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 with his loving family by his side. He was born in Veiros, Murtosa Portugal, grew up in Gafanha de Nazare and came to the United States in 1974 and resided in the Ironbound Section of Newark.
He was a tailor for many years.
Husband of the late Conceicao Ferreira Novo Afonso; devoted and loving father of Rosa De Oliveira, Adelaide Palmela and her husband Joao, Ruth Palmela and her husband Jorge and Paul Afonso and his wife Marcela; also survived by 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the Funeral Service on Friday, April 14 at 9 am at the Buyus Funeral Home, 426 Lafayette St., at Wilson Ave., Newark. Interment Glendale Cemetery Bloomfield, NJ. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 13 from 7- 9 pm.
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