NAUGATUCK — Filipe C. Duarte, 90, husband of the late Ginette Simone (Da Silva) Duarte, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital.
He was born in Lisbon, Portugal on March 1, 1927, son of the late Joaquim and Barbara (Colaco) Duarte. A resident of Naugatuck since 1955, Filipe worked for many years at the chemical division of Uniroyal. He had served in the Portuguese Army and was a communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church.
Mr. Duarte is survived by his loving son, Philip Duarte of Naugatuck; his brother, Jorge Vergueiro of Portugal; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
His funeral will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10 a.m. from the Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240 North Main St., Naugatuck, to Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin St., Waterbury, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.
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