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Funeraria Luz de Paz
Friday September 10th, 2021
5:30pm - 8:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

St. Augustine's Cathedral
Saturday September 11th, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am

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Walter Laracuenta

Walter Laracuenta, age 64, the beloved husband of Vilma Laracuenta has passed away into the eternal rest of the Lord on Sunday, September 5, 2021, in his home while surrounded by his family. Walter was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico to the late Ramon O. Laracuenta and Clara E. Valiente Laracuenta currently of Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He attended school in Puerto Rico including Interamerican University. He then relocated to the United States mainland to receive his Master's degree from Yale University. Walter served in the United States Army for 32 years where he served at many different levels and places protecting our freedoms and our country as a whole. During the years he received many medals, badges, Campaign ribbons including but not limited to The Iraq Campaign Medal with three campaign stars., Special Forces Tab, Bronze star medal, purpleheart, army achievement medal meritorious unit commendation, army superior unit award, army good conduct medal, a green beret, and more. Truly a man committed heart and soul. He was a family man who loved his family dearly. He enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle with his pals and even some shooting at the range. He was an equestrian at heart and enjoyed the Pasofino horses in Puerto Rico which demonstrate and show elegance in their riding abilities.

In addition to his mother and wife, Walter is survived by his daughter Clarissa Laracuenta of Bridgeport; his brothers Wallace Laracuenta and Wilbur Laracuenta. Including a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends who will sorely miss him.

Walter was preceded in death by his sons the late Wallace Jesus Laracuenta and Ruben Javier Laracuenta and one brother the late Juan R. Laracuenta.

Friends are invited to attend calling hours on Friday, September 10, 2021 from 5:30 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Funeraria Luz de Paz, (Peaceful Light Funeral Home), 426 E. Washington Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06608; A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Saturday, September 11, 2021, DIRECTLY at St. Augustine's Cathedral Roman Catholic Church, 359 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport, CT.

Final disposition will be held privately at the convenience of the Family.

Please sign our online Memorial Registerbook and webpage where you may share any memories, prayers, pictures and so much more found only at www.luzdepaz.com.


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Comparto ! en el Inmenso dolor que supone la perdida de tu querido. Espero que puedas encontrar comodidad sabiendo que su querido esta descansando en forma segura in la memoria ilimitada de Dios ! Jesus dijo ,Verdaderamenta les digo : La hora viene, y ahora es cuando los muertos oira'n la voz del hijo de Dios, y los que hayan hecho caso viviran ! {Juan 5:28 } visita en linea- JW.org

Nidia Marcano Sep 14 2021 11:21 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Laracuenta

Adriana Tipantasig Sep 13 2021 9:26 AM

May he Rest in Eternal Peace.

Alfred Richard Moelter, JR Sep 13 2021 7:11 AM

My condolences on your loss. I know the strength of the Lord will be your support. God bless you all.

Lourdes Delgado Sep 12 2021 11:19 PM

Walter y yo entrenamos juntos en las escuela de paracaidas y furezas especiales en 1982. Estas fotos creo que son en Ft. Benning durante la escuela de paracaidas. Que en paz descanses!

Eduardo Gonzalez - Miami Beach Sep 12 2021 11:30 AM

In memory of Walter Laracuenta.
Continuarás iluminando con tu sonrisa desde el cielo nuestras vidas!

MILTON R FERNANDEZ Sep 12 2021 11:14 AM

Milton R Fernández
Se nos fue un gran ser humano, todo un caballero. Su noble. espíritu descansa en Paz. Siempre te tecordaré.

MILTON R FERNANDEZ Sep 12 2021 11:10 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Walter Laracuenta

Deidre Raver Sep 10 2021 11:48 PM

Descansa en paz Tío Walter, Dios te reciba con los brazos abiertos. 🖤

Sylmarie Sep 10 2021 9:33 PM

Vilma y Clarissa, las llevo en mis pensamientos y oraciones. Dios les brinde toda la fortaleza que necesitan en estos momentos. Un fuerte abrazo! Descansa en paz Walter!

Becky Sep 10 2021 7:47 PM

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