Ventura DaSilva DireitinhoJanuary 24, 1926 ~ January 10, 2013 (age 86)
Ventura DaSilva Direitinho, a longtime resident of Sleepy Hollow, died January 10, 2013. He was 86.
Mr. Direitinho was born on January 24, 1926 to JoseMaria Lopes and Beatriz DaSilva Direitinho in Brazil. He worked as a Parts Distributor for General Motors Corp in North Tarrytown for many years. He was a member of UAW Local 664. He was also a longtime member of the Tarrytown Portuguese American Club. He was also well known as for his love of gardening.
He is survived by his wife Emilia of Sleepy Hollow. He is also survived by his children: Mario (Maria) of Ossining and Aldina (Armando) Homem of Ossining. In addition he is survived by his 5 grandchildren: Jonathan, Elizabeth, and Natalie Homem as well as Joseph and Christopher Direitinho. Ventura is also survived by his sisters Rosa Aleixo and Beatriz Tavares. He was predeceased by his sisters Maria Godinho and Antonia Direitinho.
Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at COFFEY FUNERAL HOME in Tarrytown.
his Funeral Mass will be held at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Sleepy Hollow on Monday at 10 AM. Entombment follows at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the National Alzheimers Foundation or the American Arthritis Foundation. More details on the donations to follow.