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George Manuel Franco Braz, 68, of Fales Road passed away on August 17, 2021 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Hilda Maria (Carvalho DaSilva) Braz.
Born in Aqua do Pau, St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of Etelvina (Franco) Cordeiro and the late Francisco Braz. In addition to his wife Hilda, he is survived by his sons: Carlos Braz; Paul Braz and his wife Melissa deSousa; Michael Braz and his fiancée Stephanie Saraiva; Jason Braz and Christopher Braz. He was the grandfather of Aaron, Austin, Katie, Paul Jr., Jessica, Maddox, Aaliyah, Jason Jr, and Christopher Jr. Braz, and great grandfather of Aaron Jr. and Sophia Braz. He is also survived by his siblings Richard Cordeiro and his wife Cheryl; Germana Branco and her husband Manuel; Rosa Soares (the late John) and Goretti Eusebio.
Mr. Braz was a graduate of Bristol High School and retired as a Superintendent for C. B. Utility Company after 24 years.
His funeral services will be held Friday, August 27th, 10 AM from the George Lima Funeral Home, 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Calling hours are Thursday 4 - 8 PM.
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