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Mr. Wilfredo Betancourt

December 2, 1953 — March 2, 2023

Devoted to his family and his faith

WATERBURY – Wilfredo Betancourt, age 69 of Waterbury, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 02, 2023, at Waterbury Hospital, surrounded by the love and comfort of his family. He was the loving husband of Eneida (Reyes) Betancourt for 40 unforgettable years.

Wilfredo was born December 2, 1953, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, the son of Francisca (Figueroa) Betancourt and the late Jose Betancourt. He came to the United States in his 20’s and then went on to have various jobs that eventually led up to his occupation as a chemical operator for 3 different locations, most recently Drew Marine. He had a very strong work ethic. Wilfredo was an avid gardener who prided himself in the beautiful landscaping around his house and his vegetable garden. He was fan of the NY Mets, enjoyed bowling, and detailing his car and held a black belt in martial arts, Korean Tang Soo Do. Most of all, Wilfredo loved spending time with his family, who are most thankful to God for the wonderful life given to Wilfredo. He was a devoted and fervent man of the Catholic faith. May his beautiful memory be a blessing to all.

Left to honor his legacy and treasure his memory, along with his wife, Eneida, and his mother, Francisca, are his daughter, Miosotis Betancourt, his 10 siblings: Adelaida, Sandra, Nancy, Doris, Maria, Moises, William, Jose Luis, Lorenzo, and Francisco. He also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends. He was predeceased by his father, Jose.

Funeral services for Mr. Betancourt will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. when a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, 74 West Main St Waterbury. Those planning to attend are kindly asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury. Relatives and friends may visit with the Betancourt family on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 1987 East Main St. Waterbury, CT. Loving kindness is always welcome, and it only takes a moment to offer a message of condolence, words of comfort, or share a memory with the family and friends of someone important to you. Please visit the funeral home’s tribute page at www.caseyfunerals.com to do so.
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