Stephen P. Brun

Date of Passing:

January 13, 2021

Brun, Stephen P., 73, of East Providence, passed away peacefully at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, Providence, on January 13, 2021, succumbing to complications from Covid-19 after a 25-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Steve was born in Providence, Rhode Island and was the son of the late Manuel and Anastasia (Trambukis) Brun.

He was a 1965 graduate of East Providence Senior High School and graduated from Roger Williams College with a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology.

Steve served his country honorably in the United States Air Force serving in the Strategic Air Command as a navigator on the KC-135 of which he was extremely proud. Steve reached the rank of Major in the Unites States Air Force Reserve. He continued to serve his country as the United States Air Force liaison to the Rhode Island Civil Air Patrol.

Steve enjoyed baseball, bowling, chess, golf, sailing, tennis and music. He was a baseball coach for the East Providence Central Little League and a tennis coach for Our Lady of Providence. He was a tennis instructor for the City of East Providence and a former co-owner of The Indoor Tennis Court. He was an avid fan of the NY Giants and enjoyed watching the Boston Celtics with his late Mom.

He is survived by a brother Thomas E. Brun and his wife Deborah of Rumford, a sister Johanna Quattrucci of Rumford and her daughter Melissa C. Quattrucci of Sommerville, MA.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his name to a charity of your choice.

Calling hours for Steve Brun will be held on Tuesday January 19, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Demetrakas Hall in the Rev Peter Mihailides Center, 175 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston (adjacent to the Annunciation Church) and is open to those desiring to attend with sitting restriction capacity limit, social distancing and mask wearing. The funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. The funeral will be live streamed at

A Private Burial will follow in North Burial Ground Cemetery, Providence.

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  1. tom and family” I was sad to hear about the passing of steven when he was at hallworth house he was a very close friend of mine’ we talk about everything from sports to politics to music” he was a great guy” you all have my condolences” may he rest in peace” sincerely steven Federico / HALLWOTRH HOUSE

  2. Johanna and Tom, I first met Steve in elementary school and he was always with a smile. May he Rest In Peace. Jim Carney

  3. Steve was a good friend for more than 45 years and I can truthfully say Steve was the most likeable person that I have ever met.

    To Tommy and Johanna as well as his many, many friends, my sincere sympathies for the loss of a good brother, a really good friend and a truly good man.

  4. We are so sorry for Steve’s passing. Wayne and I have many fond memories of Steve. Unfortunately we are not able to attend his funeral, but he will remain in our hearts. Love, Cathy and Wayne

  5. Sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. I always enjoyed talking with him and trading USAF stories and experiences.
    I made a contribution to the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) the official charity of the United States Air Force in his name–Steve Brun, Major USAF.
    AFAS helps relieve financial distress of Air Force members and their families and assists them in financing their higher education goals. Its three-pronged charter promotes the Air Force mission by providing worldwide emergency assistance to members and their families, sponsoring educational assistance programs, and offering a variety of base community enhancement programs that impact member/family welfare

  6. To Joanna and Tom, my sincere condolences for your loss. Steve and I were always active in the neighborhood and I’m sorry to see him go. He was a good friend. Tom Antonian, Florida

  7. Tom I’m so sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.

    Tony Prattico

  8. Tom,
    John and I send our sincere condolences on the passing of your brother. I know he was a big part of your life.
    John and Sandy

  9. So sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful brother! He was a great person. I will always remember the good times at the Indoor Court!❤️

  10. Tom, we are so sorry for your loss. May Steve rest in peace.

  11. Johanna and Tommy, So sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. I always remember the time when we were kids on the fence between your house and our grandparents.
    Your in my thoughts and prayers. Love Cousin Linda

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