Manchester-by-the-Sea – Brenda C. (DiBari) Bronson, age 78, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, died Monday, March 25, 2019. Born and raised in Barrington, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Peter and Dora (Assante) DiBari. She was a graduate of Barrington High School and LaSalle Junior College. Brenda had lived in Manchester-by-the-Sea for the past 49 years.
A small business owner, Brenda had worked for B. Bronson and Co., The Essex Collection, and Polo Promotions. She was an avid bridge player and was a proud bulldog owner. She was active in politics, and was a member of the Essex County Club. She had also volunteered at the North Shore Health Project.
She is survived by her three children, Robin, Bill and Peter; two grandchildren, Miles and James; her sister, Sharon Deveney; and her brother, Peter DiBari. She was predeceased by her sister Jenny DiBari.
Her funeral Mass will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, 62 School St., Manchester-by-the-Sea. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Shore Health Project, 5 Center St., Gloucester, MA 01930, or the Cape Ann Animal Aid, 4 Paws Lance, Gloucester, MA 01930. Arrangements by the Solimine Funeral Home, Lynn. Directions and guestbook at www.solimine.com.
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