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Raul Marleno de Sousa Lima

August 21, 1939 ~ September 28, 2021 (age 82)
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Naugatuck-Raul Marleno de Sousa Lima, age 82, passed away on Tuesday September 28, 2021 at Hartford Hospital.


Born in Brazil on August 21, 1939, he was the son of the late Manuel and Maria De Nazare (De Sousa) Lima.  Raul was a Naugatuck resident for over 50 years and had worked in construction with the Connecticut Laborer’s Union until his retirement.  He was a simple, giving man who loved his family and being around people.  He enjoyed all sports, especially soccer.



Raul leaves his family; his former wife Rita de Cassia Juliasse Oliveira Lima; his sons Ralph Lima of Florida and Raul Lima II of Naugatuck; his daughter Rebecca Juliasse Lima of Naugatuck; his four grandchildren, Ryan, Gabriel, and Jordan Lima, and Ayden J. Lima Peck; and many siblings, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday October 2, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin Street, Waterbury.  Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery.  Family and friends may call on Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main Street, Naugatuck.  To send an on-line condolence, please visit

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October 1, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Naugatuck Valley Memorial - Fitzgerald Zembruski Funeral Home
240 North Main Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

Mass of Christian Burial
October 2, 2021

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Fatima Church
2071 Baldwin Street
Waterbury, CT 06705

Burial to follow
October 2, 2021

St. James Cemetery
Cross Street
Naugatuck, CT 06770

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