07/12/06 — RAUL M. DE ARAUJO

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Nov. 3, 1937-June 9, 2006

Raul Martin de Araujo, 68, of Walnut Creek, died Sunday.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at Saint Mary Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. Joseph Ntuwa officiating.

Mr. de Araujo was born in Portugal on Nov. 3, 1937, to the late Guilherme de Araujo and Julia Martin de Araujo. He was a member of Saint Mary Catholic Church, the Tide Water Carolina Seniors Golf Association and the Walnut Creek Golf Association.

He is survived by his wife, Olinda de Araujo; three sons, Paul de Araujo and his wife, Amelia, of Edison, New Jersey, Dr. William de Araujo and his wife, Lori, of Goldsboro and Luke de Araujo and his fiancée, Sally, of West Orange, N.J.; one daughter, Loren Harkay and her husband, John, of Medford, N.J.; three brothers, Guilherme de Araujo and his wife, Rosa, of Brazil, Jack de Araujo and his wife, Adelaide, of Union, N.J., and Joseph de Araujo and his wife, Laura, of Clark, N.J.; one sister, Maria Ribeiro and her husband, Amadeu, of Union, New Jersey; one brother-in-law, Rui Pereira; and eight grandchildren, Benjamin, Rachel, Mason, Olivia, Madison, Samuel, Sophia and Isaac.

In addition to his parents, Mr. de Araujo was preceded in death by one sister, Candida Pereira.

The family will receive friends following the service at Saint Mary Catholic Church in the vestibule.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Saint Mary Catholic School, 1601 Edgerton Street, Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

Expressions of sympathy to the de Araujo family may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.


Published in Obituaries on July 12, 2006 2:07 PM