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Manuel "Bob" Costa Prenda

June 17, 1937 ~ November 1, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old


Manuel “Bob” Prenda Jr, 85, passed away on November 1, 2022, at Elmhurst Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center.  He was the husband of the late Barbara (Clarkson) Prenda.  

Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late Manuel C. Prenda and Mary (Costa) Ruff. He is survived by his children: Patricia (Rick) Baccus, Nancy Prenda, and David (Melissa) Goulart.  He was the grandfather of Dawn Blacic, Elizabeth Gray, Maisy Goulart, Julia Goulart, Stephen Goulart, Eva Goulart, and Justin Goulart and great grandfather of Kailynn Breezee, Tyler Busscher, Joey Blacic and Emily Gray.

Mr. Prenda was educated in Bristol and employed by Leviton Industries before retiring.  He was the Mordomo of the Holy Ghost Feast; a life member of the Bristol County Elks; enjoyed spending time with his family and friends; time in his boat, and fishing.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, November 12th, 8:30 – 10:30 AM at the George Lima Funeral Home, 367 High Street followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Mary’s Church, 330 Wood Street. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to: Elks National Foundation, 2750 North Lakeview Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614-2256.

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Calling Hours
November 12, 2022

8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
George C. Lima Funeral Home
367 High Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Mass of Christian Burial
November 12, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
330 Wood Street
Bristol, RI 02809

November 12, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Mary's Cemetery
Chestnut Street
Bristol, RI 02809


Elks National Foundation
2750 North Lakeview Avenue, Chicago IL 60614-2256
Web: http://www.elks.org


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