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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

Monika A. Stanzione, 50, Bristol

Monika A. (Walmsley) Stanzione, age 50, of Metacom Avenue, Bristol, died Sunday, Aug. 10 at home surrounded by her loving husband and sons. She was the loving wife of Stewart A. Stanzione. Born in Providence, she resided in Warren before moving to Bristol 22 years ago. She was a daughter William R. Walmsley of St.

Dr. Joseph Motta, 77, Bristol

Dr. Joseph Furtado Motta, 77, of Surf Drive, passed away on July 31 at home. Born in Villa Franca do Campo, he was the son of the late John and Virginia (Furtado) Motta. He was the father of Michael Motta and Andrew Motta; companion of Penny Merris; former husband of Janice Carbone; and brother of

Joseph DeCastro, 83, Bristol

Joseph DeCastro, 83, of Bristol, passed away on Aug. 10.  He was the beloved husband of Dolores (Vargas) DeCastro for 63 years. Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late Gabriel and Maria (Nunez) DeCastro. He was the union president at Kaiser Aluminum, United Rubber Workers Local 339 for 36 years. He was