Jose Maria Silva Jorge

Jose Maria Silva Jorge, age 43, of Bridgeport, beloved husband of Julissa Mauricio Jorge, passed away peacefully on April 27, 2021 with his loving family by his side. Born on May 8, 1977 in Ardaos, Boticas, Portugal, he was a son of Laurinda da Conceicao Monteiro da Silva of Ardaos, Boticas, Portugal and the late Raul Jorge.

Jose immigrated to the United States in 1998, living in Stamford for a short time before settling in Bridgeport. He was the owner and operator of J.M. Stonework and was formerly employed by Shoreline Pools, Waters Edge and Haggerty Poole.

He had a passion for stonework and loved to create an environment that was natural but beautiful. He enjoyed watching soccer, especially his favorite team F.C. Porto. Jose has made many long-lasting friendships over the years and will be missed by all. But above all he was a dedicated husband, father, son, brother and uncle who cared deeply for his family. His love will continue to live in their hearts.

In addition to his devoted wife Julissa and his mother, survivors include his three loving children, Jason Jorge, Matthew Jorge and Allyson Jorge, siblings, Ana Maria Silva Jorge Eira and her husband Jose Maria of Portugal, Artur Silva Jorge and his wife Maria, Firmino Silva Jorge and his wife Rosalia, Abilio Silva Jorge and his wife Sandra all of Shelton and Nelson Silva Jorge of Switzerland, his father and mother-in-law, Eduardo Mauricio and Rosa Mayer de Mauricio, as well as many loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. directly in Our Lady of Fatima Church, 429 Huntington Road, Bridgeport. Face masks are required, and social distancing will be expected. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. A walk-through visitation will take place on Sunday from 1 – 4 pm at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull. Visitors are asked to wear masks and social distance as they walk through, pay their respects, and exit without lingering to ensure all guests can come through the building.