Antonio "Tony" Manuel Cerqueira Veloso, 54, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 10, 2017. He was born in Giela, Arcos de Valdevez, Portugal and came to the United States in 1979, residing in Woodhaven, Queens before moving to Prospect Park, NJ 28 years ago.
Tony was a laborer for CAC Industries of Long Island City and a member of the Laborers International Union of North America Local 1010 of New York for many years.
Loving son of Elvira (nee Cerqueira) and the late Manuel Veloso; beloved husband of Maria Madalena Lopes (nee Da Costa) Veloso; devoted and loving father of Anthony Costa Veloso and Melissa Costa Veloso; dear brother of Maria Conceicao Vieira, Maria Clara Sobral, Domingos Veloso, Maria Laurinda Fornelos, Ana Maria Jorge and the late Jose and Carlos Veloso; cherished grandfather of Gianna and Antonio.
Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the Funeral Mass on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at 9:30 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Newark, NJ. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. Visitation at the Buyus Funeral Home, 426 Lafayette St., at Wilson Ave., Newark, on Thursday, March 16th from 7 – 9 pm and Friday, March 17th from 6 – 9 pm.
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