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Manuel S. Brasil

May 1, 2019

Obituary

Manuel S. Brasil, 73, of Taunton, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Morton Hospital. He was the husband of forty-eight years to Maria (Valadao) Brasil.

Manuel was born in Terceira, Azores, the son of the late Jose Brasil and Maria DeSousa. Mr. Brasil worked as a polisher for Reed & Barton and Sheffield Silver for twenty years, retiring in 1992. He was a Benfica Soccer club fan, who enjoyed a good cigar and going to the casino. Mr. Brasil also cherished the time he spent with his family in Newport.

Survivors besides his wife are a daughter: Lisa Brasil of Taunton; two sons: Jorge M. Brasil and his life partner Regina Westerlind of Somerset; Roberto Brasil and his wife Lena of East Bridgewater; six grandchildren and one great grandchild; three sisters: Maria de Lourdes DaSilva of Norton; Adelaide Soares of New Bedford; Lucia Swier of Taunton; a brother: Luis Brasil of Florida along with several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Jose and Antonio Brasil.

Calling Hours will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019, from 9am-10am, in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11am, in Saint Anthony Church, School St Taunton. Burial to follow in Mayflower Hill Cemetery, Taunton.

Calling Hours

MAY 6. 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Mass

MAY 6. 11:00 AM (EDT)

Saint Anthony Church, Taunton
126 School Street
Taunton, MA

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