July 3, 2022

Brian D. Brightman


REHOBOTH-Brian D. Brightman, 77, passed away on June 20, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of 57 years to Linda J. (Ramsden) Brightman.

Brian was born in Damariscotta, ME and was the son of the late Alan Brightman and Carolyn (Hanna) Brightman.

Brian served his country honorably in the US Navy during Vietnam and went on to  hold a long and distinguished career as a stationary fireman at the former Brayton Point Generating Station, retiring after 40 years of service. Brian was a man of many talents who could fix just about anything. He enjoyed tinkering and doing work around his property. Most of all, Brian was a true family man, who cherished the time he spent with his children, grandchilren and his beloved Golden Retriever, Millie.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Heather L. Brightman of Swansea and Matthew T. Brightman of Rehoboth; and grandchildren, Deanna L Brightman and Derek B. Brightman both of Swansea.

Private arrangements have been entrusted to the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, Somerset. 

Contributions in his memory may be made to Hope Health Hospice, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

To leave a message for the family, please visit www.hathawayfunerals.com

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