Mr. Jose Antonio Morgado, 51, born on October 7, 1961 passed away suddenly on September 4, 2013. He leaves behind his loving wife Anna Curral Morgado and his loving children Alexandria and Antonio Jose. Joe was formerly from Bridgeport, CT and then resided in Suwanee, GA. Joe, was predeceased by his father Albino Morgado, his father-in-law, Antonio Curral, brother-law Jose and wife Julie Curral. He graduated from Sacred Heart University, were he played on the soccer team. He also was a member of the Vasco da Gama Soccer Club in Bridgeport, CT. Joe, or "Morgado" as he was best known, was a fun loving man who enjoyed his family and friends. Morgado was an avid follower of his favorite soccer team SPORTING from Portugal, whose games he seldom missed. Joe always had a joke and a smile for everyone. He also leaves behind, his loving mother Ivone Pereira Morgado, and mother-in-law Carminda Curral. His loving sisters, Alice and her husband Fernando Sousa, Helena and her husband John Pires, Fernanda Morgado, Fatima and her husband Joe Antunes, and his loving brothers, Fernando Morgado and wife Michelle, and Antonio Morgado. His sister-inlaws and their spouses, Maria and Daniel Carlos, Isabel and Josh Reale, Leonore and James Doolan, Marilia Lilly and Ralph Giacobbe, Luiza and Rick Emery and one brother-inlaw Carlos Curral and his wife Lisa. Joe also leaves Maria and Daniel Carlos, Isabel and Josh Reale, Leonore and James Doolan, Marilia Lilly and Ralph Giacobbe, Luiza and Rick Emery and one brother-inlaw Carlos Curral and his wife Lisa. Joe also leaves behind many nieces and nephews and friends to cherish his memory. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 6:00 PM at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046 770-277-4550. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Jose A. Morgado Soccer Fund, 4541 S. Berkeley Lake Rd. Norcross, GA 30071. Please make checks payable to the Norcross Soccer Academy c/o Joe Morgado Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be expressed at www. wagesandsons.com.

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  1. I sit here trying to think of what to write and it’s hard. There are so many thoughts running through my head. The soccer games, dinners and beers we shared over the years. Those times will forever be remembered. Thanks for the memories!

  2. Joe was one of the most genuine and sweetest individuals we ever met. Our families met when our girls were 7 years old and started playing soccer together. we remained friends and have shared many wonderful times together. Our hearts go out to Anna, Alex & AJ. We will all miss him terribly and will keep you in our prayers. Chris, Marsha Hering

  3. I am very sorry for your loss. May you be comforted by the special memories Jose. May you also be comforted by the promise recorded at John 5: 28 & 29.

  4. i was shocked to see Joes picture in the newspaper this morining. We all soccer families are heatbroken. The Morgados were wonder to us through the years and the memories we had spent days and weeks into years together with all of our girls playing soccer. I am truely sorry for your loss.

  5. Anna, Alex and AJ,
    We are shocked and saddened about Joe. We will always remember the family dinners and holidays we spent together, the political arguments and Joe’s undeniable passion for the ‘game’. Our hearts ache for your loss and the loss of a wonderful and charming friend.

    All our love,
    Tom, Colleen, Annie, Bryn and Kelsey
    Thornburgh

  6. Words seem inadequate to express how deeply saddened we are by the news about Joe. Our thoughts
    and heart are with you, AJ and the rest of your family.

    We pray that memories of Joe and the love of your family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead.

  7. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Keep those wonderful memories close to your heart. With deepest sympathy,
    Tracey

  8. Anna and family,

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. It is terrbile to lose such a good person at such a young age. I wish you all comfort and courage as you go through these coming days. My family’s thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Brendan Flaherty and Family
    Providence, RI

  9. Dear Anna, Alex and AJ
    Our hearts are broken for you, please know that we are praying for each of you.
    Love and Prayers, Janie and Kenny Robbins

  10. Anna,

    I am sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during these difficult times.
    May the memories of Joe help you find peace.
    My prayers are with you and your family.

    Warm regards,
    Liza

  11. My sincere condolences go out to you and your family for your loss. During Jesus’ Millennial Reign, obedient subjects of God’s Kingdom will grow to perfection, eventually becoming completely free from all the effects of Adam’s sin. Romans 8:21 Jehovah “will actually swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will certainly wipe the tears from all faces.” Isaiah 25:8

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