Joaquim Ruela Da Silva

Joaquim Ruela da Silva, 74, of Old Bridge, died on Sunday at Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center, Edison. Relatives & Friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral on Wednesday , August 9 from the August F. Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home. 139 Westfield Ave., Elizabeth at 8:15 AM. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church, Elizabeth at 9:00 AM.

Visiting Tuesday 7-9 PM

Joaquim was born in Murtosa Aveiro, Portugal & came to this country many years ago.

He worked as a machine operator in the Newark is before retiring many years ago.

He was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima RC Church.

Joaquim is survived by his beloved wife Maria Do Ceu Vilarinho Sarabando , one son Oscar Silva and his wife Lina, two daughters Maria Santos and her husband Carlos & Dulce Teixeira and her husband Mario 5 grandchildren Vanesa, Brian, Nuno, Jennifer & Hannah and 2 Great-grandchildren Olivia & Connor.