August Fidalgo – 1961 – 2016 – car enthusiast

August Fidalgo – 1961 – 2016 – car enthusiast

NAUGATUCK — August C. “Augie” Fidalgo, 54, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Augie was born December 9, 1961, in Waterbury, the son of Celeste (Silva) Fidalgo and the late August L. Fidalgo. Augie was a 1980 graduate of Naugatuck High School. He was a lifelong Naugatuck resident where he was employed as an Electrician at A. C. Electric. He was a car enthusiast, not just working on vehicles but attending many car shows.

Augie loved the outdoors and spending time with the Fat Bastard S.C. Augie always had a positive and outgoing attitude. He will forever be loved by his family and friends and never be forgotten.

Besides his mother, of Naugatuck, Augie is survived by his sons, Dylan and Gabriel of Prospect; his sister, Elizabeth Carreira and her husband, Artie, and their children, Christopher, Michael and Mathew of Naugatuck; his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Tavares of Naugatuck; his aunt, Mrs. Flora Fidalgo of Naugatuck; and many cousins. Besides his father, Augie was predeceased by his uncle, Jacinto Fidalgo, as well as his grandparents, Jacinto and Elizabeth Fidalgo, and Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Silva.

The family would like to extend a special “thank you” to Beacon Brook and its staff for their loving care and support to Augie.

Arrangements: Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016, 10:15 a.m. from the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St. to St. Francis of Assisi Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Beacon Brook Health Care, 89 Weid Dr., Naugatuck, CT 06770; or to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck, CT 06770.