From the January 11, 2012 Gloucester Times.

Dr. Alfred "Doc" Brazier Nunes, 70

ROCKWALL, TX - Dr. Alfred "Doc" Brazier Nunes, age 70, of Rockwall, TX, passed away January 8, 2012.

Al Nunes He was born April 10, 1941 and raised in Beverly, MA, to Austin Prady Nunes & Louisa (Brazier) Nunes. Doc had many happy memories as a teenager, belonging to sea scouts, avidly water-skiing, playing chess and championship waltzing.

After high school, he struck out on his own, moving to Davenport, IA, and putting himself through Palmer Chiropractic College where he met his wife, Raejean. After graduation, they packed their belongings and headed to California, where Doc built successful practices in San Diego and El Cajon. In 1984 Doc and Raejean relocated to the Dallas, TX, area and built more successful practices and because of this, were able to retire early.

Throughout his life, Doc was able to enjoy his love of traveling, hunting, deep-sea fishing, three-wheeling in the desert, playing cards and his summer home in his beloved Gloucester, MA. He never met a stranger and was blessed with the gift of gab. Doc used to amuse his children and grandchildren with his novel way of wrapping their Christmas presents in newspaper and duct tape. He was a good Pappa and will be missed.

Doc is survived by his wife: Raejean Nunes of Rockwall, TX; daughters: Jody Harris & husband Rodney of Rockwall, TX, and Jennifer Nunes of Farmersville, TX; grandchildren: Erica, Robin and Natalie Harris of Rockwall, TX, who loved their Papa Doc; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son: Daniel Nunes; and brother: Ronald Nunes.

ARRANGEMENTS: A private Celebration of Doc's Life will be held in Massachusetts at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cub Scouts of America Circle 10 Council Fairview at or PO Box 35726, Dallas, TX 75235. Arrangements by Rest Haven, Rockwall Chapel, 2500 State Highway 66 East, RockwalL, TX, (972) 771-8641.

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