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Manuel Bragga

Death 27 Jun 2012 (aged 95)
Burial Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 92760842 · View Source
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June 29, 2012

Manuel Bragga
Anonymous Star Beacon The Star Beacon Fri Jun 29, 2012, 09:00 AM EDT

JEFFERSON — Manuel Bragga, age 95, of St. Rt. 307 E, Jefferson, passed away peacefully at Jefferson Healthcare Facility on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Manny loved the Lord and his family is rejoicing as he moved to his Heavenly Home. He was happily married for 72 years to his bride, Julia, who spoiled him in many ways on a daily basis.

He was born March 27, 1917, in Fall River, Mass., the son of Anthony and Philomena (Costa) Bragga. Mr. Bragga attended Ashtabula High School and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corp serving during World War II where he worked on B 29's.

Mr. Bragga was a member of Bethel Bible Church. Some old-timers may remember Manny's fondness for golf, softball, baseball, bowling and even remember "Kid Manny" from his early years in the boxing ring.

Survivors include his wife, Julia, whom he married May 25, 1940; a daughter, Patricia Inman of Jefferson; and a son, Laurence "Larry" (Carol) Bragga of Cookville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Shelly (Tom) Mountjoy, Jay (Yvonne) Inman, Drew (Terri) Bragga and Matthew (Elisa) Bragga; eight great-grandchildren, Meagan (Dan), Matthew (Dana), Cory, Kalan, Camryn, Elle, Luke and Emerson; a great-great-granddaughter, Kailyn; and a brother, John Braga of Ashtabula.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Delores O'Connell and Mary Tobias; a brother, Joe Braga; and a son-in-law, John Inman.

Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Monday, July 2nd, at the Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, with the Rev. Joe Laing officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery.

Calling Hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, July 1st, at the Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Bethel Bible Church Building Project, 877 E. Beech St., Jefferson, Ohio 44047.

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