Arcelino DaSilva Fontinha

Obituary of Arcelino DaSilva Fontinha

Arcelino DaSilva Fontinha

Beloved Husband, Father & Grandfather


Arcelino DaSilva Fontinha, 91, of Livingston, NJ, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Salreu, Portugal, he was the son of Maria Fontinha. He lived in Venezuela before immigrating to Newark, NJ in 1965, and finally moving to Livingston 14 years ago.

Arcelino was a longshoreman with the AFLCIO Local 2535 in Port Newark.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Emilia; three children, Fernando (Renee), Fatima and Ricardo (Deanna) DaSilva; twin, Maria Alice Fontinha; six grandchildren, Jennifer, Jillian, Taryn, Tyler, Brandon and Briana and a great-granddaughter Emilia.

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 26th from 5-8 pm in the Codey & Jones Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Avenue, Caldwell, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 27th at 10:00am in St. Philomena's Church, 386 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, NJ. The interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, NJ. To extend a condolence or share a memory, please visit

If so desired donations to Alzheimer's NJ ( would be appreciated.


Visitation at Funeral Home

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Codey & Jones Funeral Home
54 Roseland Avenue
Caldwell, New Jersey, United States


10:00 am
Friday, September 27, 2019
Saint Philomena's R.C. Church
386 S. Livingston Avenue
Livingston, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

11:30 am
Friday, September 27, 2019
Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover , New Jersey, United States
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