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Robert J. Araujo

d. April 5, 2021

New Bedford – Robert J. Araujo, age 75, of Dartmouth, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 at his home unexpectedly. He was the husband of the late Brenda (Marshall) Araujo and fiancé of the late Rosemary Mis.

Robert was born in New Bedford, MA to the late Joseph and Anna (Marques) Araujo. He had been a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. and later went on to work as a police officer for the City of New Bedford until his retirement. He loved riding his motorcycle and taking great care of his car.

Robert is survived by his children, Joshua Araujo and Colby Araujo; his granddaughter, Kadie Francis of St. Petersburg, FL; as well as his former fiancé’s children, Marianne (Johnathan) Rousseau and Amanda (Jonathon) Cintron.

Robert’s visiting hours will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 5:00 P.M. -7:00 P.M. at Perry Funeral Home. His funeral will take place Friday morning in the funeral home, beginning at 8:30 A.M. with a service to take place at 9:30 A.M. Burial will immediately follow in St. John’s Cemetery.

All attendees are required to wear a face covering at all times, to social distance 6 feet and to please refrain from any close physical contact. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this time.

Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home 111 Dartmouth St. New Bedford, MA 02740. Please see our website: for condolences.

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