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Dr. Manuel L. daSilva (center) was a prominent figure in Bristol. Here he is pictured with fellow Bristol residents Patrick Conley (left) and Ros Bosworth, Jr.

Bristol loses a legend with Dr. daSilva’s passing

Bristol loses a legend with Dr. daSilva’s passing

Dr. Manuel L. daSilva, a man who touched the lives of thousands of people in Bristol and beyond, died early Sunday morning, Oct. 21, after a brief illness. He was 86. Dr. daSilva was best known as a physician in town, working at the Bristol County Medical Center from 1963 to 1998. He came to

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