Gil Cabral, 85 of Bristol

Gil Cabral, 85 of Bristol


Gil Cabral, 85 of Metacom Ave. Bristol and Diman Ave Fall River passed away on Dec. 22nd. He was the husband of the late Beatrice (Ricardo) Cabral. Born in Seekonk, Mass., he was the son of the late Frank and Elvira (Costa) Cabral.

He served in the Army during the Korean War and was rubber worker for Carr/Fulflex and also worked at Collins & Aikmen.  Gil was a member of Almeida Post VFW and was the bartender there for many years. He was also a member of the Bristol Sports Club.

Gil is survived by his son Daniel Cabral; grandsons Dennis and Kenneth Cabral and his great grandson Logan Cabral of Bristol. He also leaves behind his brothers Joseph Cabral of Fall River, Horace and Archie Cabral of Bristol and his friend and caregivers Angie and Richard Freitas, Rachel and Melissa Freitas of Fall River and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Mary Cabral and brother of Mary Leandre Farias.

Funeral services were held December 27th from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Luis Dutra at St. Elizabeth Church. Liturgical readings were by Lisa and Allyiah Cabral and the Prayer of the Faithful was read by Rachel Freitas.  The offertory gifts were presented by Daniel, Arcelino and Horace Cabral.  The eulogy was presented by Rachel Freitas. Burial followed in North Burial Ground. Serving as pallbearers were Dennis Cabral, Kenneth Cabral, Gilbert Cabral, Frank Cabral, Dennis Afonso and John Faria. Memorial donations to St. Elizabeth Church or Disabled American Veterans of Rhode Island 1 Capitol Hl, Providence, RI 02908.