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In Memory of

John Araujo

September 22, 1939 - September 14, 2016

Obituary


John Araujo, Jr., 76, of New Bedford passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in his residence. He was the husband of Maria (Ortiz) Araujo.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late John and Inez (Cortez) Araujo he lived all over the world but came back to the area years ago to be closer to family.

John worked as a field engineer for Raytheon. He was a car enthusiast and he like to go fishing. His true happiness came from spending time with his son, Michael.

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John Araujo, Jr., 76, of New Bedford passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in his residence. He was the husband of Maria (Ortiz) Araujo.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late John and Inez (Cortez) Araujo he lived all over the world but came back to the area years ago to be closer to family.

John worked as a field engineer for Raytheon. He was a car enthusiast and he like to go fishing. His true happiness came from spending time with his son, Michael.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Michael Araujo of New Bedford; a daughter, Michelle Araujo of Florida; siblings, Angelo and Joseph Araujo of New Bedford, Roy Araujo of SC, and Priscilla Piva of New Bedford; two grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be Monday, September 19, 2016 from 10-11 am in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Boulevard, New Bedford. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. www.rock-funeralhome.com for directions and online tribute.