TRUMBULL, Conn. -- Anthony Michael Teixeira, a Trumbull High School graduate pursuing a future in construction and engineering, died Nov. 30 at St. Vincent's Medical Center after a car crash on Thanksgiving. He was 21.
Born Aug. 17, 1994, to Antonio and Glenys Ayala Teixeira, he was a senior at Central Connecticut State University and working on a degree in construction management.
He was working at Acradis Engineering and also was formerly employed by Smith Richardson Golf Club, the Town of Fairfield Board of Education and Aptar.
A 2012 graduate of Trumbull High School, he was captain of the school's soccer team, led the team to the FCIAC Championship and received many athletic awards.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his brother and sister, Sean and Julia Teixeira of Trumbull; paternal grandparents, Antonio and Maria Teixeira of Bridgeport; maternal grandparents Ramon and Laura Ayala of Fairfield; and his godparents, Tino Teixeira and Laura Gnidek. He also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.
Services begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the funeral home with a 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Theresa Church, Trumbull. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull.
For more details, visit the funeral home's website .