Douglas R. Caldas

March 16, 1988July 12, 2013

Douglas R. Caldas, 25, of Tampa, FL, formerly of Union, NJ passed away on July 12, 2013.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 19th from 6-9 PM and Saturday, July 20th from 3-6 PM at the McCracken Funeral Home, 1500 Morris Ave., Union NJ. A service will take place at the funeral home on Friday at 8 PM and Saturday at 4 PM. Cremation will be private.

Douglas was born in Brazil, and resided in Elizabeth, NJ before settling in Union, NJ. He attended School 16 and School 22 for the Gifted and Talented in Elizabeth, and graduated from Union High School in 2007. Douglas was a Sr. Airman in the U.S. Air Force.

Cherished son of Jose and Sandra Caldas. Loving brother of Erik and Danielly Caldas.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Douglas’s name to the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, 101 Eggert Crossing Road, P.O. Box 340 Trenton, NJ 08625.


  • Visitation Friday, July 19, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 19, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, July 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 20, 2013

Douglas R. Caldas

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August 1, 2013

To the family of Douglas, you have my deepest sympathy and I'm sure you miss her very much. I hope you may find comfort with the possibility of being reunited with Douglas in the near future, under peaceful, righteous conditions. John 17:3

Jamai Duncan

July 23, 2013

Caldas was a great guy and will be remembered by so many people he touched with his happy spirit and hilarious personality. I pray that God is with his family and friends to help them through this tough time.

Paola Maldonado

July 23, 2013

Thank you for all the laughs, conversations and silly moments. You will always be remembered, and will be loved by your friends and family. Rest in Peace, it was a pleasure to have known you...

Sonja Curtis-Howard

July 23, 2013

I'm going to miss your smiling face around here- its just not the same without you. My thoughts are with your family and many friends.

Linda Price

July 23, 2013

A very special young man that made work fun always there to give a helping hand and a big smile I will truly miss you God Bless.

J Jones

July 20, 2013

It is always so sad to hear of someone so young passing away. May the God of all comfort be with the family and friends of Douglas at this most difficult time.

Evelyn Moreira

July 20, 2013

Doug you always made sure everyone of us were laughing and had a smile on our faces... Even though our paths led us separate ways, you were never forgotten. We are deeply saddened and you will always be missed

Sabrina Moreira

July 20, 2013

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Dee Niemann

July 19, 2013

Heaven has another beautiful angel. Forever in our hearts. I am blessed to have known you.

Dee Niemann

Pr Fernando Freitas

July 19, 2013

May the Grace of Christ be upon the Caldas family and can strengthen them to cross this path of loss. Pr Fernando, Redentor Presbyterian Church.