Paul Brigham


Paul Brigham


Obituary For Paul Brigham

Paul Brigham
December 29, 1944
August 9th, 2022

ROCKLAND - Paul Brigham age 77 of Rockland, MA passed away after a courageous battle with cancer, on August 9, 2022, at home surrounded by family and loved ones. He was born in Middelboro to the late Herman and Pearl Bellerive of Middleboro. Paul was raised and educated in Middelboro.
 He was a graduate of Middleboro High school class of 1965.

He proudly served in the United States Army with the1st Calvary Division 82nd Airborne during Vietnam War 1966-1967. After serving in the military, he worked as a mechanic at various garages as an auto and truck mechanic. In 1976 he opened Paul’s Garage in Rockland specializing in 4 wheel drive vehicles.

Paul enjoyed his summer home on Martha’s Vineyard for 15 years with his family. He loved clamming, fishing and boating. After selling his summer home, Paul and Carol became active members of the Country Coach Nor’Easters and enjoyed many trips in their motor home with his family and friends they met along the way.

He is survived by his wife, Carol A. (DelPrete) Brigham of 51 years. His daughter Andrea J. (Brigham) Costa and her husband Corin Costa of Braintree, his brother Robert Bellerive and wife Linda of Middleboro, his sisters, Melanie Young and husband Richard of Sodus, NY, and Doris Mocker and husband Leslie of Middleboro and his sister in law Dorothy Brigham of Middleboro. He was the brother of the late Jack Brigham and David Bellerive of Middleboro. Paul also had several sisters and brother in- laws and many nieces and nephews whom he loved.

In lieu of flowers you can donate to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY10306 or Folds of Honor Foundation, Department 13, Tulsa, OK 74182.

The Brigham family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Paul’s life on Sunday August 14,2022 from 3:00-6:00 pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated in the Holy Family Church on Monday August 15, 2022 at 9:00am.

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  • 08/14/2022

    Sorry to hear of Paul's passing. He was a great neighbor and even better friend. Paul was one of the hardest working guys I have ever known. He will be missed.

  • 08/13/2022

    Carol and family , So sorry for your loss , my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Paul may you rest in peace, Thank you for all the fun memories camping down Sandy Neck Beach . Herb (Chucky) Ellis

  • 08/13/2022

    So sorry for your loss Carol, Andrea, and Corin. Paul was a great friend was always there to lend a hand and have good conversations with, and let's not forget a beer. The shop will be empty without him but his memory will last forever. Paul may you Rest In Peace and thank you for the memories. You will be missed but not forgotten. Love you Greg & Liz ❤️

  • 08/11/2022

    My sincere sympathy and condolences to the entire Brigham family. Andrea and Corin, I'm so sorry for your recent loss. My prayer for all of you is that your heavy hearts filled with sadness will be replaced by fond and loving memories of your father. Isaiah 41:10~"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

  • 08/11/2022

    So sorry for your loss Carol and Andrea, Paul was a wonderful person and always made you smile! Ty for your service sir🇺🇸

  • 08/11/2022

    Paul I'll miss having a beer with you, and your'e 50's music. Carol and Andrea, I'm sorry for your'e loss. Mike D

  • 08/11/2022

    Dear Carol and family, we're keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time,. We loved Paul and will miss him so much. He would light up a room with his presence, so funny and helpful, a joy to be with. May you R.I.P. and fly with the angels watching over your beautiful family and large circle of friends. With love, -George & Gail Merrill 🙏🏼❤️🇺🇸

  • 08/10/2022

    I didn't know him but I know his daughter and son in law. My family's deepest sympathy to the entire family.

  • 08/10/2022

    I am so sorry for your families loss Andrea &Corin - my thoughts and prayers are with you all. 🙏❤️

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