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Antonio J. Cirne

November 21, 1929 February 25, 2019
Antonio J. Cirne
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Obituary for Antonio J. Cirne

Antonio José de Sousa Cirne, 89, passed away peacefully at his home in Warren, NJ on Monday, February 25, 2019 with his loving family by his side. He was born in Bunheiro, Murtosa, Portugal and came to the United States in 1971 and resided in Kearny, NJ before moving to Warren.

He was the son of Clementina Tavares de Sousa and Antonio Nedio de Sousa Cirne, and the husband of the late Maria de Fatima de Sousa Tavares Rebimbas.

Antonio was a Laborer and proud member of The Heavy and General Construction Laborers Local 472 of Newark, NJ for 20 years retiring in 1992. He was a Founder of the Our Lady of Fatima Band, where he was the Conductor/Music Teacher for 15 years until his retirement. A gifted musician, before coming to the US in 1971, he played in marching bands from the neighboring town of Pardilho since he was 13.

Devoted and loving father of Clementina (Carlos) Cirne Vieira, Céu (Adelino) Cirne-Neves, José Pantaleão (Rosemary) Cirne, Manuel Nédio (Conceição) Cirne, Antonio Maria (Rose) Cirne, Alvaro Domingos (Lisa) Cirne and the late Vitorino Carlos (Maria) Cirne; brother of Manuel Nedio Valente de Sousa (Late Angelina) Cirne, Domingos Nedio de Sousa (Arminda) Cirne, Ana de Sousa (Julio) Cirne, the late Maria do Céu (Alvaro) Barbosa and the late Sister Maria da Graça de Sousa Cirne; dear grandfather of Michelle Cirne, Jason Cirne Vieira, Vanessa (Eddie) Green, Christine (Scott) Pollack, William Cirne (Alexandra) Neves, Jamie Cirne, Cecilia Cirne, Lindsay Cirne, Luke Cirne, Casey Cirne, Julia Cirne and Michael Cirne; cherished great-grandfather of Noah Green and Adriana Pollack.

The Funeral Mass for Antonio will be held on Thursday, February 28th at 9:00 am at St. Cecilia’s Church in Kearny, NJ. Entombment Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington, NJ. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend.

Visitation for Antonio will be held at the Shaw-Buyus Funeral Home at 138 Davis Ave. Kearny, NJ on Wednesday, February 27 from 5 - 8 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Our Lady of Fatima Band, Att: Kevin Resendes, 82 Congress Street, Newark, NJ 07105 would be graciously appreciated.

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5:00 PM 2/27/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/27/2019 8:00:00 PM
Shaw-Buyus Home for Services

138 Davis Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032

Shaw-Buyus Home for Services
138 Davis Avenue Kearny 07032 NJ
United States

Funeral Mass




9:00 AM 2/28/2019 9:00:00 AM
St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church

120 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032

St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church
120 Kearny Avenue Kearny 07032 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details


Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum Final Resting Place

340 Ridge Rd
North Arlington, NJ 07031

340 Ridge Rd North Arlington 07031 NJ
United States

Memorial Contribution

Our Lady of Fatima Band

82 Congress Street
Newark, NJ 07105

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