Antonio S. Rebelo

Uniroyal Chemical retiree

rebelocardsNAUGATUCK — Antonio S. Rebelo, 92, husband of Idalina (Pinho) Rebelo, passed away peacefully at the VITAS unit of St. Mary’s Hospital Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

Mr. Rebelo was born in Lisbon, Portugal, April 14, 1922, son of the late Manuel Maria and Aida (Dos Santos) Rebelo. He was a longtime Naugatuck resident and retired from the Chemical Division of Uniroyal, Inc. after 29 years of service. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church and the Naugatuck Portuguese Club.

Besides his loving wife, Antonio is survived by his son, Anthony Manuel Rebelo and his wife, Janet, of Bloomfield; a granddaughter, Charis; a great-granddaughter, Olivia; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Julieta Rebelo Azambuja, and his nephew.

The family wishes to thank the staffs of Paradigm of Prospect and VITAS Hospice Care, as well as Dr. Jabbour, for the special care given to Antonio during his illness.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 25, at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Waterbury. Burial followed in St. James Cemetery in Naugatuck. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin St., Waterbury, CT 06706, or to VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 199 Park Road Extension, Suite 102, Middlebury, CT 06762.

Arrangements were by Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home of Naugatuck. To send an online condolence, visit


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