Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.
We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 401-253-7110 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
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Funeral Director/Embalmer - Managing Partner
Funeral Director-Embalmer RI License # 1220
Director of Facility and Grounds
Charles Alexandre, a lifelong resident of Bristol, has been the husband of Amrie (Tattrie) Alexandre for 53 year and is the proud father of four children, Charles R., Ellen E., Thomas G. and David J. Alexandre; and six grandchildren, Lea, Jocelyn, Tess and Caroline Alexandre and Christopher and Katherine Godet. He was the son of the late Evo and Elizabeth (Nunes) Alexandre.Charlie graduated from Colt Memorial High School in 1951 and the Rhode Island Officer's Candidate School in 1958. He was a Captain (Ret.) of the Rhode Island National Guard and served from 1947-1971. He is a retired Foreman from Kaiser Aluminum Wire Division, having worked there from 1951-1982. He is also a former employee of Furon High Performance Plastics, where he was a Foreman from 1982-1996.Following his retirement, he worked for Bristol Aluminum Windows from 1996-2001 and joined the staff of Sansone as an ambassador in 2002.He has served the Town of Bristol as a member of the Bristol Zoning Review Board from 1987-2007, acting as their chairman for the last ten years of his membership, and has served on Bristol's Board of Canvassers since his appointment in 2007. He is an communicant of St. Mary's Church of Bristol.Charles is an avid golfer and loves to travel all around the United States by car with his wife Amrie and sister-in-law Sarah as his navigators. Of course his favorite activity is spending time with Amrie, his children and his beautiful grandchildren.
Part Time Administrative Assistant - Retired
Madeline Grimo, a lifelong Bristolian, is the youngest of 11 children born to the late Louis and Maria Botelho. She attended St. Mary's Elementary School and graduated from Colt Memorial High School, Class of 1952. She was employed by the Bristol School Department for 30 years, retiring in 1996.A very active parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Bristol, Madeline is the Secretary of the 16th of July Feast Committee and coordinator of food and kitchen activities. She is also a member of the Senior Choir, the Nocturnal Adoration Society, the Catholic Charity Committee, 10/10 Club, and the Harvest Bazaar Committee. She is a lector, a Eucharistic Minister to those who are homebound in the community and at area nursing homes, and the Bereavement Mass Coordinator. She is also a member and Past President of the Rosary and Altar Society and a past member and secretary of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel School Board. In 1993, she received the highest honor from the parish when she was named Chief Marshal of the 16th of July Celebration in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.Madeline is also a member of the Daughters of Isabella - Hope Circle #70 and has held the offices of Regent, Vice Regent and Secretary. She was a past Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the East Bay Association for the Arts and the East Bay Chorus. She is currently on the Board of Directors for the Bristol County Chorus under the direction of Joan Roth. Madeline has been a member of the Bristol Fourth of July Committee since 1987 and has chaired its Music and Entertainment, Interfaith Service and Card Party subcommittees. She is a member of the Concerts on the Common and Last Night Committee and a docent volunteer at Linden Place. She is a past member of the Bristol Rotary Club and was named an Honorary Rotarian in 1999.For many years, Madeline chaired the annual bazaar for the Sisters of St. Dorothy held at Mt. St. Joseph Convent in Bristol. It was because of her dedicated service to the Sisters of St. Dorothy that she was granted an audience with Pope John Paul II in 1984. In the early 1960's she worked on various fundraising campaigns for worthy causes, such as the Heart Fund, the American Cancer Society, the YMCA and for the victims of earthquakes. She was the recipient of the 2001 Hattie Brown Award given by the Bristol Fourth of July Committee for outstanding community service and received in December of 2009 the Bristol Spirit of Christmas Award.Madeline was married to the late Peter Grimo for over 30 years and they had three children, Lt. Colonel (Ret.) Steven Grimo, USAF, of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Gerald Grimo of Windsor, Vermont; and Patricia Squatrito of Bristol; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.Madeline is bilingual. She speaks fluent Portuguese and is ever-ready to assist Portuguese-speaking families and visitors to our funeral home.
Ambassador - Retired
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