OBITUARY

Paul W. Brunelle

October 21, 1947January 30, 2013

Paul W. Brunelle, 65, of New Bedford, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at home. He was the loving husband of Karin A. (Marquis) Brunelle with whom he shared 9 years of marriage.

Born in New Bedford, the son of Henry Brunelle of New Bedford and the late Sylvia (Mendonca) Brunelle, he was a lifelong resident of the city.

Paul served in the United States Marine Corp during Vietnam in the 3rd Battalion 26th Marines.

He worked in the maintenance department at St. Luke’s Hospital for many years until his retirement.

During his high school years at New Bedford Voke, he was a talented soccer player winning several trophies. He enjoyed being outdoors, especially fishing and he enjoyed watching his favorite New England sports teams. Most of all, he loved and cherished the times shared with his loving family and grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to his wife and father are two daughters, Kerrie Brunelle of New Bedford and Heather Brunelle of Dartmouth; a sister, Patricia Majka and her husband Robert of New Bedford; three grandchildren, Alisha Fernandes and Kyra and Ayana Gomez; nephew and godson, Scott Arruda of New Bedford; a brother-in-law, Steven Silva of Brighton. He was the grandfather of the late Nicholas Wayne Fernandes.

His funeral service will be held on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 10am in the ROCK Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. Visiting hours Sunday 2-6pm. Burial in Naskatucket Cemetery, Fairhaven. For online tributes and directions please visit: www.rock-funeralhome.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, February 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 4, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Burial
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Bob DeLuca

August 14, 2013

Semper Fidelis Marine ,Bob DeLuca India Co. 3/26 Vietnam 1967-68 rest in peace brother the streets of Heaven are guarded by the United States Marines

Linda Holden

February 3, 2013

Sorry For your loss!

Jenna Cleveland

February 3, 2013

Kerrie, My condolences. I'm sorry for your loss.

LOUISE QUINTIN

February 2, 2013

KERRIE,I AM SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR DAD.I KNOW HE LOVED YOU SO MUCH. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIM AND OUR DAYS AT SLH. MAY GOD WRAP HIS ARMS AROUND YOU AND THE FAMILY AT THIS TIME AND GIVE ALL OF YOU STRENGTH AND COMFORT.HE LOVED HIS FAMILY SO MUCH AND HIS GIRLS MEANT THE WORLD TO HIM

Colleen Boswell

February 1, 2013

Heather, I am deeply sorry for the loss of your dad. I know how close 2 of you were. Daddys Little Girl, that will never change. He got to see you get yourself into a happy place in life. He was very proud of you. I can't imagine your pain, but know that he is with you. I'm here for you always. I love you girl. My deepest sympathy for your girls, Kerrie, your neice, and your stepmom. xo
Colleen

Tifani Pedro

February 1, 2013

Heather, you and your family are in my prayers at this very sad time. I am so very sorry for your loss.
Tifani

Sue StPierre

February 1, 2013

Heather, I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Paul many years ago and I know he adored you. Bless you and your family.

Jamie Sivertsen

February 1, 2013

Sorry for your loss Heather & family.

FROM THE FAMILY