Julia S. DeSousa, 92, of Sandy Hook, passed away on December 3, 2019, at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Julia was born in Ossining, N.Y., on March 9, 1927, the daughter of Antonio and Rosalina Soares.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Manuel DeSousa. Their loving bond of 56 years brought love and kindness to many.
Julia is survived by her daughters, Julia Ricca of Monroe and Helena Nitowski (Arthur) of Westerly, Rhode Island. She is also survived by four loving grandchildren, Peter Pinto (Tammy) of Stamford, Victoria May of Monroe, Paul LaTerra (Stephanie) of Skillman, N.J., and Daniel LaTerra (Anne) of Northford. Julia was also blessed with seven great-grandchildren, Skylar, Taylor, Jordan, Alex, Paulie, Tea, and Cecilia. It was through her love and support that we all grew to be the best version of ourselves. She may no longer be with us, but she lives forever in us.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St Rose of Lima, 46 Church Hill Road, on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 9:30 am. Interment will follow at St Johns Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.