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Francisco DeBrum

May 11, 2022


Francisco (Frank) DeBrum, 103, of East Taunton, MA passed away on May 11, 2022, surrounded by his family. Frank was the loving husband of Fernanda (Pimental) DeBrum. They wed in Portugal and were married for 67 years. Born 103 years ago in Taunton to the late Marcelino and Julia (Fernandes) DeBrum. Frank resided in Taunton and in East Taunton for his entire life. Prior to retiring, Frank worked for the City of Taunton Public Works Department and was also formerly employed by the Taunton Dog Track.

Frank enjoyed his retirement of over 40 years and loved spending time with his family and especially enjoyed celebrating the birthdays of all family members. Frank also enjoyed boating with his son-in law and fishing with his great nephews. He also enjoyed visiting his father's farm and hanging out with his brother Edwin.

Besides his wife, Frank is survived by his three children, Dirceda Langfield and her husband Michael of Somerset, Benjamin of East Taunton and Thomas and his wife Donna also of East Taunton. Frank is also survived by his 3 grandchildren, Melissa Hohos, Stephanie Charette and Nicholas DeBrum and 7 great grandchildren. He is survived by sisters Mary Booth and Rita Kusek. In addition to his late parents, Frank was predeceased by his brothers; William and Edwin DeBrum and sisters; Ricarda Repoza and Emily Child.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Crapo- Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Avenue, Taunton. MASKS REQUIRED.

His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. in St. Patrick's Church, 306 South St., Somerset followed by a burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Somerset.

Kindly omit flowers. Donations may be made in memory of Francisco (Frank) DeBrum to the Marion Manor Nursing Home, 33 Summer St,Taunton, MA 02780 or CompassionateCare Hospice,100 Myles Standish Blvd, Suite 103,Taunton, MA 02780.


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May 18, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA 02780

Funeral Mass
May 19, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Church Somerset
306 South Street
Somerset, MA 02726

May 19, 2022

St. Patrick Cemetery
County Street
Somerset, MA 02726


Marion Manor Nursing Home
33 Summer Street, Taunton MA 02780

Compassionate Care Hospice
100 Myles Standish Blvd., Taunton MA 02780

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