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Christopher Paul "Chris" Brugnano

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Christopher Paul "Chris" Brugnano

January 9, 1959 - October 20, 2021

Christopher Paul Brugnano, 62, passed away peacefully at his home in Norfolk, VA on October 20, 2021. Chris was born in Detroit, Michigan born to Innocenzo and Mary Brugnano on January 9, 1959.

Chris loved playing sports growing up. After high school, Chris joined the Navy where he earned many awards and medals for his dedication and service. He was also taught the vocation that would be his career throughout the rest of his life. Automatic Combustion Control Maintenance Man or in the civilian world, a boiler technician. He would go on to work for hospitals in the Norfolk, VA area. Chris loved his music and was an avid reader. He was loved and will be missed deeply.

Chris is preceded in death by the love of his life, Violet Kennedy. Vi and Chris spent 21 very special years together before she passed away on April 2, 2010.

Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Innocenzo and Mary Brugnano; brothers, Gaspare Leonard Brugnano, Thomas Mark Brugnano & wife Donna, Robert Brugnano; nieces, Angela (Ryan) Stechow and Amy (Massimo) D'Aristotile; many more extended family members and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at Our Lady of Hope Parish - 28301 Little Mack Avenue, St. Clair Shores, MI 48081.

Posted online on October 27, 2021

Published in The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press