82 Fairview Ave.
Naugatuck, CT 06770
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Benjamin Miranda

Benjamin P. Miranda

Thursday, November 18th, 1948 - Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Benjamin P. Miranda
1948 - 2019

Prospect, CT Benjamin P. Miranda, 70, husband of Carol (Henriques) Miranda, died peacefully on October 24, 2019 at Smilow Cancer Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Benjamin was born on November 18, 1948 in Monte-Murtosa, Portugal son of the late Benjamin E. and Hilda (Pinho) Miranda. Benjamin lived in Prospect for the past 30 years and had retired from AT&T, where he worked as an engineer. He was a proud U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a member of the Marine Corps League. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church and a member of Clube Uniao Portuguesa and the Portuguese Sport Club.

In addition to his wife Carol, Benjamin is survived by his son, Paul Miranda and his wife, Heather Miranda of Southington; his daughter, Carrie Zimmitti and her husband, Frank Zimmitti of Prospect; his grandchildren, Justin, Sam, Sophie, Amalia and Matteo; his sister, Maria DeOliveira of Florida and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Benjamin was predeceased by his sister, Hilda Tomas.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 11:00am at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 2071 Baldwin Street, Waterbury. Everyone attending is kindly asked to meet at church. Burial with military honors will follow in St. James Cemetery, Naugatuck. Calling hours are Sunday from 3-6pm at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. Members of the Naugatuck Veterans Council will assemble at the funeral home Sunday at 5:30pm. In lieu of flowers and in honor of the wonderful nursing care Benjamin received, memorial contributions can be made to the Oncology Nursing Fund. Please make checks payable to Smilow Cancer Hospital, and mail to YNHH Development; P. O. Box 1849, New Haven, CT 06508 and please include Benjamin Miranda on the memo line of the check; or secure online gifts can be made at www.givetoynhh.org.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 27th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday, October 27th, 2019 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home
    82 Fairview Avenue
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Monday, October 28th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, October 28th, 2019 11:00am
    Our Lady of Fatima Church
    2071 Baldwin Street
    Waterbury, CT 06706
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    Rev. Francisco Eurico
  • Interment

    Monday, October 28th, 2019 |
    Monday, October 28th, 2019
    St. James Cemetery
    Cross Street
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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  • Marine Corps League
  • U S Marine Corps


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Betty Fries

Posted at 06:25pm
To the Family of Benjamin P. Miranda, Lt. Shea VFW Auxiliary to VFW Post 201 of Waterbury, Ct. want you to know that your loved one is in our thoughts and prayers. We thank him for his service. Betty Fries, President

Madalena Silva

Posted at 03:18pm
Saddened to hear of Benny's passing. Always a gentleman, and that Big smile of his, made him a wonderful person. Our Condolences and prayers are with you Carol and the Family. May time and the wonderful and happy memories of your loved one help easy your pain. RIP Benny. Sincerely, Tony & Madalena Silva

Maria Luiza Marques Henriques

Posted at 10:51pm
Our heartfelt sorrow for the Marinda family on the loss of a wonderful husband, father & grandfather. With a smile that is engraved in our hearts . Rest in peace Benny.
Luiza & Orlando

John Pinho

Posted at 02:15pm
My heart felt condolences to Caroline and family. Benny leaves a legacy of being a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Benny always had a smile and he will continue to smile down on his family.

Carlos daSilva

Posted at 10:26am
Heart felt condolence to the Miranda Family. Benny always had a smile and caring soul.

Carlos A. Dasilva & Family

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