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Geraldine Chaves, 81, Bristol

Geraldine E. “Nanna” Chaves, 81, of Heritage Road, Bristol, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, with her loving family by her side. She was the wife of the late Ernest J. Chaves. Born in Daingerfield, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Raymond C. and Mary (Murphy) Easley. She previously lived

Nancy Casimiro, 76, Bristol

Nancy Marie (Yared) Casimiro, 76, of Monterey Drive, passed away on Aug. 22. She was the wife of the late Charles Casimiro. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late George and Philomena (Cardoza) Yared. She was a graduate of New Bedford High School and a secretary at Raytheon for 30 years

Oliverio G. Travassos, Bristol

Oliverio G. Travassos, 83, of Bristol, passed away on Aug. 23 at Silver Creek Manor. He was the husband of Mary T. (Labao) Travassos, to whom he was married for 56 years. Born in Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, he was the son of the late Diniz and Capatelina (Gouveia) Travassos. He was employed

William J. Fox, Bristol

William J. Fox, 73, of Poppasquash Road died Friday, Aug. 22, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the fiancé of Caroline Molloy-Calia. Born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Joseph L. and Emily N. (Snow) Fox, he had lived in Bristol for more than 20 years.

Anthony P. Abate, 86, formerly of Bristol

Anthony P. Abate, 86, passed away peacefully on July 21. Born in Bristol, on Sept. 28, 1927 to Maria and Frank Abate, he graduated from Colt Memorial High School in 1945 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Abate served in the Pacific Theater during World War II on landing craft support ships generating smoke

Greta Street, 91, formerly of Bristol

Greta (Bartlett) Street, 91, passed away on Friday, Aug. 1, in Alamo, Texas. She was born in Williamsburg, NB, Canada, daughter of Robert S. and Annie (O’hara) Bartlett. At the age of 11, she was adopted by her uncle, Frederick J. Bartlett and his wife Louisa (Brayton) Bartlett and brought to Warren, where she lived

Manuel Lima, Jr., 86, formerly of Bristol

Manuel “Manny” Martin Lima, Jr., 86, of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital following a brief but valiant battle with cancer. Born in Bristol on July 30, 1928, Mr. Lima retired as a Command Sergeant Major in the United States Army following service in the United

Sara Marshall, 62, Portland, Maine

Born in Portland, Maine, in August 1951, the daughter of Robert E. Wilson and June (Spencer) Wilson, Sara Elizabeth Hale “Betsey” Marshall, 62, of Oakland, passed away suddenly on Aug. 14 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta, following a long battle with cancer. Ms. Marshall and her family moved to North Vassalboro, Maine in

Loudes Vollmer, 84, formerly of Bristol

Lourdes Vollmer, 84, of Plant City, died August 10, 2014, at her home. Born Aug. 30, 1929 in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Placido and Maria Oliveira Correia. She was the wife of the late Harold Vollmer. She was predeceased by son James Vollmer and sister Irene Bannister. Ms. Vollmer loved spending