92, passed on 8/25/2016. He was born in Boston, MA, on October 8, 1923. He was a World War II vet, serving in Italy from 1943-1945. He was wounded twice and received Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for his bravery. Bruce owned and operated a popular bakery in Melrose, MA for many years. He was predeceased by wives Patricia Burke, Mildred LeBlanc and loving partner, Joanne Blourne. He leaves son George & his wife Susan Brady, daughter Karen, 4 grandchildren, Kim Redden, Sean & wife Melissa Brady, Jill & Jennifer Brady & two great grandchildren, Connor Brady & Peyton Redden. No services will be held. Donations can be made to the Blessing Bags Project, 5416 14th Ave Dr W, Bradenton, FL 34209.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Aug. 31, 2016