BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Bridgeport resident Joao Moura Pereira died on Saturday, Jan. 2. He was 67.
He was born in Portugal to Jose Esteves Pereira and Teresa Alves Crespo.
He served in the Portuguese Army. He worked as a foreman with Heim Bearing Company for many years, before he retired.
He is survived by his daughters, Bella Ferreira and Nancy Pereira, both of Bridgeport; grandchildren Steven, Sabrina and Amanda; great-grandson Kevin; brothers Domingos Alves Crespo and his wife, Gloria of Bridgeport, and Antonio Pereira of Portugal; and his sisters Maria Alves Crespo and Gloria Alves Crespo, both of Portugal.
He was predeceased by one brother, Jose Alves Crespo.
Visiting hours will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, in Trumbull.
Funeral services will take place at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, at the funeral home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass at St. Augustine Cathedral, in Bridgeport. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, in Trumbull.
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