Armando M. Ribau, 74 of Elizabeth passed away on November 16, 2023.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Armando at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave. Union on Monday November 20 from 5-7 PM. A Funeral Service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Tuesday at 10 AM. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Newark.
Born in Ilhavo, Portugal, Armando immigrated to the United States in 1990, residing in North Newark before moving to Elizabeth in 1995. He worked as a mason for Bomanite for many years until his retirement 12 years ago. Armando loved working around the house, and was a jack of all trades who could fix just about anything. He was also an avid gardener, who treasured time spent tending to his beautiful garden.
Armando was the beloved husband of Rosa Rodrigues Ribau; loving father of Nidia Ribau and Sonia Sousa and her husband Joaquim; and cherished grandfather of Goncalo Sousa, Ibrahim Issa, Yasmeen Issa, Noah Issa and Bella Hernandez.