Kevin M. DeBritto, 62, received his angel wings surrounded by his loving family and close friends on Thursday, July 26, 2018 after a 2 year battle with brain cancer. Kevin married the love of his life and his teenage sweetheart Roxanne (Barros) DeBritto 30 years earlier.
Kevin supported his family as a licensed electrician since July 23, 1977 and was a member of I. B. E. W. Local 99. His favorite pastime was fishing in the lakes and rivers from Maine to Florida. He had a love for music, particularly Jazz, Gospel and R & B Oldies. He was a member of the New Dimension Apostolic Center. Above everything else he loved his family. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, family and friends.
Kevin was born in Fall River, Massachusetts to the late Marcellino and Mary (Soares) DeBritto. He is predeceased by his sister Marcella Scott and survived by his siblings; Irene DeBritto, Peter DeBritto, Rochelle Ives, Robin Briggs, Andrea DeBritto and Lynne DeBritto. He is survived by his adoring children; Alisha D. DeBritto, Jerome R. Harris and Kevin M. DeBritto, Jr. He leaves behind to carry on his legacy his grandchildren; Reginald Chaney, Jr., Emoni C. Chaney, Aiden DeBritto, Constance DeBritto and Jerome K. Harris as well as one great grandchild, Amiah Leite.
Kevin’s funeral service will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM in New Dimension Apostolic Center, 100 Niantic Avenue, Providence. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 4-7 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Donations in his memory may be sent to Hope Hospice Palliative Care of RI, 1085 North Main street, Providence, RI.