Beacon Falls- Delfim Regalado, age 63, beloved husband of Nancy (Russell) Regalado, passed away on Tuesday December 17, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital VITAS Innovative Care Unit.
Born in Portugal on May 24, 1956, he was son of the late Augusto Alves and Maria (Rodrigues) Regalado. He was a resident of Beacon Falls since 1991 and had owned his own construction company for many years. Delfim was a member of Club Unico Portuguesa in Naugatuck, the Waterbury Portuguese Club, the Eagles Club of Naugatuck Aerie 640, and Over the Hill Gang. He was a skilled tradesman of many professions. He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Besides his wife Nancy, Delfim leaves his children, Delfim Regalado, Jr. and his wife Sue of Prospect, Augie Regalado and his companion Dahnielle of Naugatuck, Sonya Lopane and her husband Stephen of Litchfield, Melinda Ferrare and her husband Dave of Beacon Falls, and Amanda Regalado of Beacon Falls; his brothers, Domingos Regalado and his wife Rosa, and José Regalado and his wife Cynthia, all of Naugatuck; his sisters, Fatima and Manuel Santos and Herminia and Arthur Santos, all of Naugatuck; his eleven grandchildren; and many loved ones.
The family wishes to thank the staff at both Leever Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Center at Yale New Haven for the wonderful care given to Del during his illness.
Visitation will be Saturday December 21, 2019 from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church, 25 Maple Avenue, Beacon Falls. To send an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com
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