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Alberto Antunes Janeiro

Naugatuck, Connecticut

December 29, 1964 - July 6, 2024

Alberto Antunes Janeiro Obituary

Alberto Antunes Janeiro

“Loving husband, father, grandfather and brother”


Naugatuck, CT Alberto Antunes “Al” Janeiro, 59, husband of Rosa Maria (Chipelo) Janeiro, died at his home on July 6, 2024.


Al was born December 29, 1964 in Freixianda, Portugal a son of the late Joaquim Gonçalves Janeiro and Elvira Antunes Janeiro. Al was raised in Waterbury and had lived in Naugatuck for the past 39 years. Al retired this year from CENTEK, where he worked as a structural design consultant. Al was a member of the APA pool league and the Portuguese Sport Club in Waterbury. He was also a member of Clube Uniao Portuguesa in Naugatuck, where he served as club President in 1993 and 2003 and for 25 years ran the outside kitchen for the Feast of São Paio. Al also started Casa Varina Restaurant at Clube Uniao Portuguesa, which is still in operation today.


In addition to Rosa, his loving wife of 38 years, Al is survived by his daughter and son in law, Christina and Patrick Gleason II; his granddaughters, Catarina and Josefina; his mother in law, Rosa Chipelo; his grand dogs, Barlow and Stormie; his brothers and sisters in law, Armando and Lurdes Janeiro and Faustino and Michelle Janeiro; his godson, Benjamin; his chosen brother, Carlo Centore; his boys, Patrick and Kevin Alves and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins here and in Portugal. In addition to his parents, Al was predeceased by his son, Michael Janeiro and his father in law, Antonio Chipelo.


Al’s family would like to sincerely thank their friends, Marty and Barb and Dr. Elizabeth Won.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 9:00am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin Street, Waterbury. Everyone attending is kindly asked to please meet directly at church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be Friday, July 12, 2024 from 5:00 to 8:00pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. In lieu of flowers and to honor Al’s memory, donations are requested to Memorial Sloan Kettering, 500 Westchester Avenue, West Harrison, NY 10604.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Alberto Antunes Janeiro hosted by Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home.

Alberto Antunes Janeiro

“Loving husband, father, grandfather and brother”


Naugatuck, CT Alberto Antunes “Al” Janeiro, 59, husband of Rosa Maria (Chipelo) Janeiro, died at his home on July 6, 2024.


Al was born December 29, 1964 in Freixianda, Portugal a son of the late Joaquim Gonçalves Janeiro and Elvira Antunes Janeiro. Al was raised in Waterbury and had lived in Naugatuck for the past 39 years. Al retired this year from CENTEK, where he worked as a structural design consultant. Al was a member of the APA pool league and the Portuguese Sport Club in Waterbury. He was also a member of Clube Uniao Portuguesa in Naugatuck, where he served as club President in 1993 and 2003 and for 25 years ran the outside kitchen for the Feast of São Paio. Al also started Casa Varina Restaurant at Clube Uniao Portuguesa, which is still in operation today.


In addition to Rosa, his loving wife of 38 years, Al is survived by his daughter and son in law, Christina and Patrick Gleason II; his granddaughters, Catarina and Josefina; his mother in law, Rosa Chipelo; his grand dogs, Barlow and Stormie; his brothers and sisters in law, Armando and Lurdes Janeiro and Faustino and Michelle Janeiro; his godson, Benjamin; his chosen brother, Carlo Centore; his boys, Patrick and Kevin Alves and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins here and in Portugal. In addition to his parents, Al was predeceased by his son, Michael Janeiro and his father in law, Antonio Chipelo.


Al’s family would like to sincerely thank their friends, Marty and Barb and Dr. Elizabeth Won.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at 9:00am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin Street, Waterbury. Everyone attending is kindly asked to please meet directly at church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. Calling hours will be Friday, July 12, 2024 from 5:00 to 8:00pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. In lieu of flowers and to honor Al’s memory, donations are requested to Memorial Sloan Kettering, 500 Westchester Avenue, West Harrison, NY 10604.

To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Alberto Antunes Janeiro hosted by Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home.

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