Brad Paiva, W1BEP (SK) was a long-time member of SEMARA. Brad enjoyed operating amateur radio, especially as a weekly net control operator on 10m.
He was 73 when he passed away at home on June 16, 2020, after a brief illness. He was married for nearly 45 years to Christine R. (Rebello) Paiva.
Brad served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a Police Officer in New Bedford for twenty-eight years, retiring in 1997. Brad was the owner/operator of Brad’s RV Repair (started in 2006). He was also a member of the Freetown Gun Club.
In addition to his wife Christine, Brad is survived by four daughters, three grandchildren and a sister, as well as several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the East Freetown Congregational Church, 2 Washburn Road, East Freetown, MA 02717 or Community Nurse and Home Care, P.O. Box 751, Fairhaven, MA 02719.
Our condolences to Brad’s family in this time of sorrow.
Well, it looks like we are going to have another ZOOM meeting for the month of June.
Anyone interested in attending the meeting? Please forward your email Address, Name & Callsign to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com This is the only way I can make sure that your email address is correct.
You may also register as a Guest or Observer. To avoid a non-member bounce, use my direct email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We must have a minimum of ten members present to conduct a meeting. We do need a quorum for the meeting to be valid.
This type of meeting will assure that you will not get the Corona virus from the club.