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Rodney A. Brito


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Rodney A. Brito

AGE: 84 • Point Pleasant

Rodney A. Brito, age 84 of Point Pleasant, NJ died on Saturday, 6/24/2017 at his home. He was born in Dharwar, India, moved to the United States in 1964 and lived in The Bronx, NY before moving to Point Pleasant 47 years ago. He was a graduate of the University of Poona, the Pontifical Athenaeum of Poona, and Fordham University, Bronx NY. He was employed as a Science Teacher for over 26 years with the Jackson Board of Education; retiring in 1994. He then worked as a Substance Abuse Counselor at St. Barnabas Behavioral Health Center in Toms River. He was a long-time parishioner of St. Peter's R.C. Church in Point Pleasant Beach. He is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Bernadette (nee O'Hagan); his son, Kevin and wife, Angela and grandchildren, Colin and Anna of Chicago, IL, daughter, Christine Forte and husband, Eric of Westerly, RI, and daughter, Rani Gronau and husband, John of Brick; brother, Michael Britto; four sisters, Josephine Cunha, Gertrude D'Mello, Mary Nazareth, Antoinette D'Souza, and several nieces & nephews. Friends may call on Wednesday, June 28th from 4 - 8 PM at Colonial Funeral Home - 2170 Highway 88, Brick. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, June 29th, 11:00 AM at St. Peter's R.C. Church in Point Pleasant Beach. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made in his honor to St. Gregory's Food Pantry, Point Pleasant Beach. To send condolences go to: www.colonialfuneralgroup.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 26, 2017
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