Ilda Brum was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, godmother, and friend. She left this world on September 4th, 2023, surrounded by family. She lived 91 memorable years. Ilda came to the United States from Saint Michael, Azores in 1971. She was loved by her friends and family dearly. She never met a stranger that she did not love, and she always saw the best in everyone. Ilda was a compassionate, kindhearted, and nurturing woman. She loved to listen to her Holy Bible, cook for her family, and tend to her garden, which showed how much care she had for God, this world, and the people in it.
She is survived by daughters Theresa Ponte (Jose), Goretti Realejo (Frank) and Marie Medeiros, sons Jose Brum, Eduardo Brum, John Brum, Antonino Brum (Adelia), sisters-in-law Jorgelina Casimiro, and Patricia Casimiro and 8 grandsons 7 granddaughters, 7 great grandsons, 7 great granddaughters, many nieces, and nephews and godchildren in Portugal, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Michigan.
Ilda was preceded in death by her husband Antonino F. Brum, son Carlos Brum, father Adelino Casmiro, mother Gabriela Rodrigues, brothers Adelino Casimiro, Antonino Casimiro, Jose Casimiro, Manuel Casimiro, and sister Rosarinha Casimiro.
Ilda Brum will be missed by many and will never be forgotten.