Frank J. Pimental Jr.

September 23, 1947March 2, 2013
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Francis J. “Frank” Pimental, Jr. 65 of Metacom Avenue, Bristol passed away suddenly on March 2, 2013. He was the husband of Nancy A. (Skiles) Pimental.

Born, September 23, 1947, he was the son of the late Francis J. Pimental, Sr. and Evelyn (Medeiros) Santos.

Frank worked for the Town of Bristol for 32 years, retiring as foreman. He was also a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War serving for 4 years. In addition he was a volunteer fireman for 15 years and was captain of the Hydrulon Company, a lieutenant with the special reserve, served on the Bristol Harbor Patrol and was a member of the Elks and the Bristol 4th of July committee. Most recently, Frank was an assistant at the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home.

Frank loved the drum corp. and was a member of the Warren Indian Band, the Royal Lancers, the R.I. Matadors, the Generations of Bristol, the Connecticut Hurricanes and the Bristol Kingsman. He was also an avid toy collector and was an active and dedicated member of the Bristol Community.

He was the father of James Pimental and his wife Maria of Seekonk, Joseph Bailey, Mae Joly and the late Kevin Pimental; grandfather of 12; great grandfather of 2; brother of Frank, Scott, Jody, and Lyn Santos and Betty Phillips and uncle to several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 3-8 PM in the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main Street, Warren. Funeral services will be at 9:00 AM on Wednesday. No church service, burial with Military Honors will be held at the RI Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter, RI at 10:30 AM.


  • Visitation Tuesday, March 5, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Frank J. Pimental Jr.

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George Harmon

September 29, 2013

Nancy, my sympathies to you and family. I know It is and will be very difficult.

Pamela Branca

September 26, 2013

I was thinking about your birthday in September. I know that your with Kevin and happy. I've always loved you like a father and miss you like I miss my father. I love and miss you, Kevin, and my daddy Robert Raymond Silvia. ????????

Gerry Mederos

September 25, 2013

I really miss you and all our drum corps good times and all the stories and our daily discussions we use to have. I wish we could have marched in the Cabs together just one year, man you would have loved it, it's like no other.

September 24, 2013

Nancy, So shocked to hear of this. He was such a good person, kind hearted and caring, and loved his drum corps activities and his job in Bristol. I know he will be missed by all. Nancy Ross

Joanne DeMatos

March 11, 2013

I am so sorry to hear about Frank's passing. He was such a good friend to Vito. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

Jeanine Santos

March 8, 2013

Betty Lynn, Joe and Scott I am so sorry to hear of Franks death. My thoughta and prayers are with you all.

Pamela Pimental/Branca

March 8, 2013

The Pimental Family, I wish I could have gone to Frank's wake and funeral. But I know he is with my late husband Kevin. I'm sure they are happy in heaven together.

Gerry Mederos

March 8, 2013

Rest in peace my friend

March 8, 2013

It was an honor to know this gentleman. It was our pleasure to work for Bristol with him.
Roseann & John Day
Port Saint Lucie, FL.

Paul Vollaro

March 7, 2013

To the entire Pimental family. I am truly sorry for your loss. I worked with Frank at the Bristol DPW for just over 25 yrs. I must say, I never met a man with so much pride in everything he did as Frank. He will be missed by all who knew him and worked with him.