Artur D. Andrade, 71, of Alexandria Township,

Artur D. Andrade

ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, NJ – Artur D. Andrade, 71, of Alexandria Township, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at the St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, PA.

Born February 4, 1945 in Pico Azores, Portugal, Artur lived in Maplewood, NJ before moving to Alexandria Township 28 years ago. Artur served in the Portugal Air Force. He worked for A.K. Stamping Co. in Mountainside, NJ for 30 years before retiring in 2012. Artur enjoyed working on cars and collected Volkswagens. He was a member of the St. Edward the Confessor R.C. Church in Milford, NJ.

Son of the late Jose and Delfina Andrade, Artur is survived by his wife of 26 years, Maria F. Andrade, his two daughters, Regina Andrade of Alexandria Township, NJ and Sarah Andrade of Bethlehem, PA, his step-daughter Gisela Coppola and her husband Chris of Phillipsburg, NJ, his step-son Michael Philip and his wife Sonia of Scotch Plains, NJ, his two sisters, Rosa Betancourt and Maria Rodrigues, both of California, and his six grandchildren, Daniel, Lauren, Michael, Emma, Lucas, and Lokii.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11 AM at the St. Edward the Confessor R.C. Church, 61 Mill Street, Milford, NJ. Interment will follow at the Milford Union Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pattenburg Vol. Fire Co., PO Box 5363, Clinton, NJ 08809 or the Pattenburg Rescue Squad, 590 Pattenburg Road, Asbury, NJ 08802.