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Dorothy Oliveira

Dorothy A. (Furtado) Oliveira

Friday, October 19th, 1934 - Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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Dorothy A. (Furtado) Oliveira
1934 - 2019

Naugatuck, CT Dorothy A. (Furtado) Oliveira, 85, widow of August Oliveira, died peacefully on December 19, 2019 at her home surrounded by loving family.

Dorothy was born October 19, 1934 in Naugatuck, CT daughter of the late Marcelino and Isabel (Perry) Furtado and was a lifelong Naugatuck resident. Dorothy was a charter member of St. Vincent Ferrer Church; for many years she volunteered at the Waterbury Hospital Gift Shop and she worked in accounting at Peter Paul in Naugatuck.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Gary Oliveira of Lake Orion, MI; her daughter, Joyce Flaherty and her husband, Brendan Flaherty of Glastonbury; her twin sister, Eleanor Furtado of Naugatuck; her 4 grandchildren, Sarah, Rachel and Patrick Flaherty and Austin Oliveira and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her brother, Edward Furtado and her sister, Mary Behlman.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Vincent Ferrer Church, 1006 New Haven Road, Naugatuck. Everyone attending is kindly asked to meet directly at church. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Cross Street, Naugatuck. There are no calling hours and arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. In lieu of flowers and to honor Dorothy’s memory, contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Service Details

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Vincent Ferrer Church
    1006 New Haven Road
    Naugatuck, CT 06770
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Binny Issac
  • Interment

    Saturday, December 28th, 2019 |
    Saturday, December 28th, 2019
    St. James Cemetery
    Cross Street
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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Yahaira and Guillermo

Posted at 08:34am
We were definitely blessed to have known you. The day we move in 2017 your were the first to come over and welcome us to the neighborhood. We will forever miss you and my children who you called your grandkids as well. Sleep in peace my beautiful Soul. Our Condolences to Gary and Joyce and the family. RIP Dot. You will forever be missed.

Joanne Radwick

Posted at 07:08am
I will miss seeing Dottie taking in the sun. Peace to all of her family. Joanne Radwick (Krajewski)

Thomas Bryk

Posted at 06:36am
RIP Mrs. Oliveira. A truly friendly neighbor for over 50 years. You will be truly missed. My condolences to Gary and Joyce. The neighborhood will not be the same. God bless. Tom Bryk


Posted at 12:01pm
You certainly were one of a kind. I'm better for having known and loved you for 22 years.
I'll think of you as I route for the UCONN women's hoop team.
Peace & Love eternally,
You favorite Son-in- Law

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