Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

Joaquim A. Valenca, 71

    Joaquim A. Valenca, 71, of Milford, where he has lived since1973, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Milford Regional Medical Center, surrounded by family and friends.

    Born in Ardaos, Boticas, Portugal, he was the son of the late Antonio and Aldina P. (da Eira) Valenca. He was the loving husband of 46 years to Laura B. (Baia) Valenca.

    He had worked at the former Draper Co., Milford Shoe, and the Fenwal Company, where he was an assembler. He had served in the Army in Portugal prior to moving to the United States, and was a member of the Milford Portuguese Club.

    In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Ana R. Rua and her husband Fernando of Milford, and Alice Miller and her husband Brian of Nottingham, NH. Brother of Jose Valenca and his wife Maria of Milford and Aurora Valenca Gomes and her husband Jose Maria Gomes. Grandfather of Ricardo, Jonathan, and Roberto Rua, and Kaitlyn and Nicholas Miller. He was predeceased by his siblings, Ana Maria Valenca, Jose Joaquim Valenca, and Ana Eira Valenca, and is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

    His Funeral will be held from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford, on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 9AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00AM at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Winter St., Milford. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

     Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday evening from 5-8PM.

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Wishing you peace through this difficult time. So very sorry for your loss.
John and Mari Lee

We’re very sorry for your loss Antonio Francisca Monteiro Norwalk Ct Chaves family
F Monteiro

Rest In Peace
Silvana Oliveira

Os nossos sentimentos para toda a família. Muita coragem nestes momentos tão difíceis que o meu primo descanse em paz.
Antonio V. Baia, Ardaos

Our hearts go out to you all, we are so sorry for the loss of primo Avelino. He will be deeply missed by us all. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time and in the days to come. May the beautiful memories and knowing he will always be with you bring you comfort. May he rest in peace. Love you all so much!
Elizabete ( Baia ) & Amandio DaSilva

Thinking of you All! Thoughts and Prayers are with you during this difficult time! With our deepest sympathy!
David & Catherine Brown

So sorry for your loss.
Jose Sousa

Our deepest sympathy to all the family 🙏 in this hour of sorrow.may his soul rest in peace 🙏
Mr &Mrs Paulo Carmelina Vaz

So sorry for your loss!
Diana Afonso

Ana So sorry for your loss.
Tara Mazzini

Nossas sinceras condolências a toda família. Nunca estamos preparados para perder que amamos, mas eu desejo que tenha força para suportar este momentos tristes . Que Deus ilumine a sua vida e conforte o seu coração.

Prayers to you Ana and your family, so very sad for your loss

Alice and family please know our love ,thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sorry for your loss
Karen and Lee Lancaster

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all
Manuel & Maria Rua

So very sorry for your loss Ana. With sympathy❤
Holly Archer

My deepest sympathy
John & Filomena Moura

So sorry for your loss Ana
Linda Marchand

Os nossos sentimentos à família
Ana Caldas

Our deepest condolences to the wife and her kids and the whole family and God bless him it was a nice and very wonderful man you will be missed rest in peace
Ana beaupre and family

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