Albert Teixeira, 64, of Northford passed away peacefully on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Yale New Haven Hospital with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of 36 years to Suzanne Simione Teixeira. Albert was born in Bridgeport on March 22, 1953 and was the son of the late Francinet and Alice Teixeira. He served his country faithfully in the US Army during the Vietnam era. Albert obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albertus Magnus College and had worked as an IT Manager for the City of Hartford and later was an Auditorium Technician for the Town of North Branford. He had also worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Rite Aid. Albert was very involved in the community of North Branford which earned him the North Branford Shining Star Award in 2012. He was also very involved with North Branford Youth Soccer serving as their Treasurer for many years, was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Northford, was a member of the Totoket Historical Society and the North Branford Education Foundation.  The life of the party, Albert was a very humorous man always joking and doing magic tricks.  He enjoyed gardening but most of all he enjoyed his two granddaughters whom he loved unconditionally.  Father of Lauren (Chris) Barry and Daniel Teixeira. Grandfather of Anabel and Avery Barry. Son-in-law of Genevieve “Jenny” Simione. Brother of Nancy Teixeira (Cliff), Barbara Gonzalez (Tom), Carol Teixeira and Laura Laracuente (Marcus). Also survived by many nieces and nephews whom he adored.

His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Friday morning at 9:30. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Monica Church at 10:00. Interment with full military honors will follow in the All Saints Cemetery. The visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 to 8 pm.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.