AMerican Veteran 11

Joseph Edward Bruzzi

March 29, 1924 ~ December 10, 2019 (age 95)

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Joseph E. Bruzzi, 95, of Pawtucket passed into eternal life on December 10, 2019.  He was the husband of the late Lois H. (Sullivan) Bruzzi.  Born in Pawtucket, Mr. Bruzzi was the son of the late Frank and Carolina (Valaroti) Bruzzi. 


Joe proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII before being employed by the US Postal Service until his retirement in 1986. He was a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Royal Arcanum.


Mr. Bruzzi leaves his children, Lori Bruzzi, Linda Figura and her husband Bill, Joe Bruzzi and his wife Christine, Steven Bruzzi and his wife Jayne and Don Bruzzi.  He also leaves eleven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a sister Mary Hogge.  He is predeceased by his brothers Domenic and Augustine Bruzzi and his sisters Catherin Dwyer and Rosemary Gray.


The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:00 AM from the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket with a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph’s Church, 195 Walcott Street,Pawtucket at 10:00AM to which relatives and friends are invited.  Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary ’s Cemetery, Pawtucket .  The calling hours for Mr. Bruzzi are Monday, 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the funeral home.  For directions and guest book signatures, please visit


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December 16, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Manning-Heffern Funeral Home
68 Broadway
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Funeral Mass
December 17, 2019

10:00 AM
Holy Family Parish: St. Joseph's
Walcott Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860


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