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Robert J. Fortin

July 18, 1958 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 59)
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Naugatuck-Robert J. Fortin, age 59, passed away on Monday November 20, 2017.


He was born in Waterbury, CT on July 18, 1958, son of Genevieve (Czarzasty) Truyens of Naugatuck.  A lifelong Naugatuck resident, Bob graduated from Naugatuck High School, and had worked at Platt Brothers in Waterbury.


Besides his loving mother Genevieve, he leaves his sister, Frances Ann Smith of Waterbury; his niece Jennifer Smith; his nephew Joshua Smith; and his aunt Hedwig Normand of Middlebury. Bob was predeceased by his father Anthony Truyens.


His funeral will be held on Saturday November 25, 2017 at 09:30 a.m. from the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck, to St. Hedwig Church, 32 Golden Hill Street, Naugatuck, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m.  Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit

 Service Information

November 25, 2017

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Mass of Christian Burial
November 25, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Hedwig Church
32 Golden Hill Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Interment following funeral service
November 25, 2017

St. James Cemetery
Cross Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

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