A.C. Richard Pinto, age 87, of Trumbull, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013 in Bridgeport Hospital.

Born in Waterbury, Connecticut on April 21, 1926, he was the son the late Cesare Pinto and Rose Innaimo Pinto.

He is predeceased by his late wife Manja Pinto.

“A.C.” along with his late wife, Manja Pinto operated the A.C. Richard Pinto and Company Estate Auctioneers until his retirement in 2005. A.C. Richard proudly served his Country in World War II aboard the Aircraft Carrier Essex, as a Gunnery Captain.

He is survived by two sons: Richard Pinto and his wife Cyndy, Edward Pinto and his partner Kelli Toro, grandchildren: Richard E. Pinto, Bryanna Pinto, Joey Toro and great grandson Miles Pinto who all loved their “Grandpa Weezee,” a beloved nephew Max Weiss and endeared friend Rose Cavalli, former wife, Gloria Ann Nolan, former daughter in law, Pamela Pinto and her partner David Rorak, all of Fairfield, as well as many friends and all his animals that he cherished and cared for.

Friends are invited to meet directly at Saint Ann’s Church, 481 Brewster Street, Black Rock section of Bridgeport, on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 9 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. Friends may call on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to an animal charity of one’s choice.