Libania P. Escaleira


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        WATERBURY – Libania P. Escaleira, 92, of Waterbury passed away peacefully Monday January 11, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was the widow of Agostinho Escaleira.

        Libania was born in New Bedford, MA on March 15, 1928 daughter of the late Jose Avelino da Costa Pinto and Emilia Maria Goncalvas and was a resident of Waterbury the past 60 years. She was a retired employee of the Waterbury Buckle Co.  She was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed gardening and crocheting.

        Survivors include her daughter, Nancy Nardiello and her husband Rich, her son Jerry Escaleira and his wife, Liuza, 4 grandchildren, Melissa Nardiello, Tricia Nardiello and her husband Marcin Wielgoszewski, Steven Nardiello and his fiancé Paige Duprey and Leeann Escaleira, 3 great grandchildren, Liviana Nardiello and Olivia and Amelia Wielgoszewski, 3 sisters, Beatrice Pipa, Christina Portalinha and her husband Jose, and Otilia Oliveira and several nieces and nephews.

        The family would like to give special thanks to Shirley and Annette who helped take care of their mom.

        Funeral Mass and burial will be private.  The Murphy Funeral Home, 115 Willow St. is in charge of arrangements.

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