Michael Laraja Obituary

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Michael Andrew Laraja

September 26, 1977 - March 20, 2017
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ORLEANS – Michael Andrew Laraja, 39, of Orleans passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. He was the son of Richard and JoAnne (Smith) Laraja, and the husband of Patricia (Deschamps) Laraja. Mike was born on September 26, 1977 in Boston, MA. He attended Nauset Regional High School and later graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy. He attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Boston. Mike was an oyster farmer for years on Cape Cod, most recently at his grant on Cape Cod Bay out of Rock Harbor. Mike is survived by his wife, Trish Laraja; parents, Dick and JoAnne Laraja; son, Declan; brother, Joey Laraja; sister, Kristin...
ORLEANS – Michael Andrew Laraja, 39, of Orleans passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. He was the son of Richard and JoAnne (Smith) Laraja, and the husband of Patricia (Deschamps) Laraja.

Mike was born on September 26, 1977 in Boston, MA. He attended Nauset Regional High School and later graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy. He attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Boston.

Mike was an oyster farmer for years on Cape Cod, most recently at his grant on Cape Cod Bay out of Rock Harbor.

Mike is survived by his wife, Trish Laraja; parents, Dick and JoAnne Laraja; son, Declan; brother, Joey Laraja; sister, Kristin Laraja; two nephews, Aiden and Tristan Dallas; and niece, Isabella Dallas.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 27th at the Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans. The Mass will be followed by a burial in Orleans Cemetery. Memorial Donations may be made in his memory to the Animal Rescue League of Brewster, 3981 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631.

For online condolences, please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com

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"Dick and Joanne, Joe and Kristen, We are sending prayers of love and sorrow for the tremendous loss of Michael. May he rest in peace and may you all remain..." Mark and Susan Lemonier (Slidell, LA)

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