Manuel Alves Brum, 84, of Bristol

Posted 9/21/21

Manuel Alves Brum, 84, of Manchester Street, Bristol, passed away on Sept. 13, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Maria Leopoldina (Leal) Brum. He was  buried one day before …

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Manuel Alves Brum, 84, of Bristol

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Manuel Alves Brum, 84, of Manchester Street, Bristol, passed away on Sept. 13, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Maria Leopoldina (Leal) Brum. He was  buried one day before their 55th wedding anniversary.

Born in Capelo, Faial, Azores, Portugal, he was son of the late Jose and Maria Madeline (Alves) Brum.  In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Tony Brum, and his wife Chanda of Bristol; and grandchildren Emilia Brum, Gabriel Brum and Kaleb Brum. He was the brother of Maria Teresa Sousa and the late Jose Brum, Antonio Brum, Francisco Brum, Isauro Brum, Maria Olympia Brum, Maria Madelina Moitoso and Maria Teresa Sousa.

Mr. Brum was educated in Portugal and employed by Pearson Yachts for 25 years. He then went to work for Sunfish Laser, where he made daggerboards.

His funeral services were held Sept. 16 from the George Lima Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Jose Rocha at St. Elizabeth’s Church. Liturgical readings were by Laura Leal and Emilia Brum. The Prayer of the Faithful was read by Alexandra Abreu, and the offertory gifts were presented by Noah Baptista and Kaleb Brum.  Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Gabriel Brum, Ryan Brum, Manuel Leal, John Leal, Scott Dasilveira, Kevin Moran, Paul Medeiros and Manuel Garcia.

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