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John L. Almeida, 58, Bristol

John L. Almeida, 58, of Waterman St., passed away Aug. 31. He is survived by his sons Julian and Jordan Almeida; his parents John and Maria (Alves) Almeida; brother Walter, sister-in-law Julia and their sons Alexander and Nicholas, all of Bristol; his beloved girlfriend Beth Watson of North Kingstown and his former spouse, Laurie Ovalles.

Eugene Sullivan, 84, formerly of Bristol

Retired Master Sergeant Eugene (Gene) P. Sullivan, 84, of Fort Myers, Florida, and formerly of Bristol, passed away on Aug. 9, at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Fla. Born in Bronx, NY, son of the late Patrick and Albertine (Mousseau) Sullivan, he was the husband of Barbara Cordeiro-Sullivan and the late Anita (Giusti) Sullivan. In

Joann LeBlanc, 67, Bristol

Joann “Sara” (Salisbury) LeBlanc, 67, of 2 Laurie Lane, Bristol, died Saturday, Aug. 30, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Norman “Buck” LeBlanc, who preceded her in death in 2009. Born and raised in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Genevieve (Kryzwonos) Salisbury. A resident

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James A. Panzarella, 75, Bristol

James A. Panzarella, 75, a lifelong resident of Bristol, passed away Aug. 28, in Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of the late Fern (Tomaz) Panzarella and son of the late Salvatore and Helen (Cortelessa) Panzarella. Mr. Panzarella worked in the jewelry industry for many years before retiring. He also enjoyed going to the YMCA.

Frank Perry, 79, Bristol

Frank “Dee Dee” Perry, 79, of E Street, Bristol, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Irene G. (Gomes) Perry, his wife of 54 years. Born in Fall River, Mass., and a lifelong Bristol resident, he was a son of the late Joseph

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.

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