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Raj Persaud

Waterbury, Connecticut

Aug 22, 1971 – Oct 13, 2018


August 22, 1971
October 13, 2018
Waterbury, Connecticut


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Chase Parkway Memorial - Waterbury Obituary

Waterbury, CT 

Raj Persaud 

“Beloved Husband, Father, Son, Brother, & Uncle” 

Raj Persaud, 47, of Waterbury, passed away in a tragic accident in Long Island on Saturday, October 13, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Tricia (LaRose) Persaud and son of Drupattie Persaud and the late L.D. Persaud.

Raj was a pilot and flight instructor for Oxford Air for several years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and mentoring those around him. Raj was well-loved by family, friends, and all those who knew him personally. The passion he had for teaching and flying will never be forgotten.

Besides his wife and his mother, Raj leaves behind his four children, Raj Jr., Mary, Grace, and Madison all of Waterbury. He also leaves behind his sister, Ramona Persaud of Waterbury, brother-in-law Aaron Sr., nephew, Aaron Shiwnarine Jr., niece, Alissa Shiwnarine, as well as many extended family.

Arrangements: Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018 and Friday, October 19, 2018 from 6pm to 10pm at Bergen Funeral Service located at 114-30 Rockaway Blvd in South Ozone Park, NY. Services from 9am to 11am with cremation at noon will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

A local memorial service will be celebrated at Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, “The Raj Persaud Memorial Trust Fund” has been set up on behalf of his children at Thomaston Saving’s Bank, 824 Highland Ave., Waterbury, CT 06708.



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May the God of all comfort sustain Rajs family during the days ahead.-Psalms 119:76

May your heart and soul rest peacefully. You are deeply missed by all.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

I'm soo sorry to hear what happened to you Raj!!! They say the good die young and you were one of the best loving caring people that this world has to offer. You will be forever loved and forever missed!!! May you live in ever lasting peace in heaven looking down upon your family!!! R.I.P.

Raj, cant believe u took your last flight. We just spoke on Friday. Im so sorry, my deepest condolences to Ramona and her mother and all of Rajs family. I know its gonna be very hard, time will ease your pain. God will be with you all every step of the way. Raj, You are with God in His loving arms, u will be missed, you were a great, amazing, smart and unique person. RIP, u belong to the skies, that u loved so much.