Vitalino Frazao, 83, of Wethersfield, passed away Friday evening September 20, peacefully surrounded by his family. Born on February 1, 1936 in Serra de Santo Antonio, Portugal he lived in Venezuela for a short time, then he moved to Connecticut , where he met his wife Dora S. Frazao and spent the next 57 years together. Vitalino was a heavy machinery mechanic for North Haven Construction, prior to his retirement.
Besides his wife, Dora S. Frazao, he leaves his daughter, Daisy Frazao and her fiance, Rui Pereira of Newington; his two sons, Austin Frazao and his wife Tulia of Miami, FL and David Frazao and his wife Viktoriia of New York City, NY. He also leaves five grandchildren, Austin Berrio, Alexandra Berrio, Ricardo Frazao, Isabella Frazao and Lia Gisele Frazao. Vitalino is survived by a brother, Gabriel Frazao and his wife Alice of Portugal; four sisters, Albina Lopes of Windsor, Amalia Martins and her husband Adolfo of West Hartford, Conceicao Dias of West Hartford, and Adelia Waterhouse and her husband Fred of Stafford Springs; a sister-in-law, M. Luisa Frazao of Portugal and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and two brothers.
Funeral procession will be Wednesday, (September 25), 9:15 am from the Sheehan Hilborn Breen Funeral Home, 1084 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10:00 am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Hartford. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford. Calling hours will be Tuesday, (September 24 ), from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.SheehanHilbornBreen.com