Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home

Obituary for Tony Pires Goncalves

A photograph of Tony Pires Goncalves

Born: Bridgeport
Lived: Derby

Tony Pires Goncalves, age 25, of Derby, entered into rest on Sunday, November 4, 2018. He is the cherished son of father, Francisco Goncalves, and mother, Maria Pires, and her husband Jay Szekeres. Tony was born in Bridgeport on September 7, 1993, and lived in Derby for the past eleven years, coming from Ansonia.
He was a graduate of Emmett O’Brien Technical School where he majored in electronics. He worked as a pasta maker and loved to have fun, goofing around and hanging out with his many friends. Tony was naturally outgoing and always able to make people laugh while always remaining good hearted. He was an avid reader who enjoyed singing and playing drums in local bands.
Tony is the beloved brother of Carlos Pires and Mike Pires Goncalves and his wife Caitlin. He also leaves his maternal grandparents, Antonio and Fernanda Pires, two uncles David Pires and his wife Helena, Alsino Goncalves DaFonte, three Aunts, Amelia Goncalves DaFonte, Ilda Goncalves DaFonte, Ana Goncalves DaFonte, a cousin Thomas, and cherished niece, Arianna Juliet Goncalves, He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Maxino and Laura Goncalves DaFonte.
Friends may greet the family at the Edward F. Adzima Funeral Home, 253 Elizabeth Street, Derby on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 4 to 6 PM. His funeral service will begin in the funeral home at 6 PM. Online condolences can be offered at www.adzimafh.com.