Obituary for Lawrence J Cabral
THE CASEY FAMILY IS HONORED TO BE CARING FOR AND ASSISTING THE FAMILY OF LAWRENCE CABRAL
WATERTOWN - Lawrence Joseph Cabral, age 74 of Watertown, passed away unexpectedly at Saint Mary’s Hospital on Sunday, March 11, 2018 after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Rosalyn “Lyn” (Roberts) Cabral.
Lawrence was born March 14th, 1943 in Waterbury, CT, the son of the late Joseph and Florence (Marino) Cabral. He grew up in Naugatuck and served with the US Army before being honorably discharged. He worked in the manufacturing industry for 20 years, retiring from Eyelets for Industry in Thomaston, CT. Larry was an avid admirer, collector and restorer of classic cars and antique firetrucks, and an expert at giving directions. He was always up for a road trip and enjoyed spending winters in Florida in the company of good friends. But most of all, he was a loving husband, a proud father, a doting grandfather and a good neighbor. Larry was always happiest when cooking for those he loved.
Besides his wife Lyn of 51 years, Lawrence is survived by his son. Chris Cabral and fiancé, Jane Purcell, his daughter, Heather Bliss and her husband, Phil, and his son, Todd Cabral and his wife, Ellen.
In addition, he leaves his sister Delores Painter, brother Joseph Cabral and his wife, Joan, his sister-in-law, Janet Cabral and his grandchildren Ian Cabral and Ava Bliss - in addition to a large extended family. He is predeceased by his brothers; Henry, Ronald and Brian Cabral and his sister, Shirley Cabral.
Calling hours for Mr. Cabral will be held on Friday, March 16th, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home at 1987 East Main St. @ Southmayd Rd. Waterbury, CT 06705. A prayer service will be held at 6:00 pm. Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family in Wooster Cemetery, Naugatuck. In lieu of flowers and to honor Larry’s memory, donations may be made to the Watertown Fire Department, 935 Main Street Watertown CT 06795. To extend on-line expressions of sympathy to the family or for additional information, kindly visit the funeral home website at: www.eastsidememorial.com.