Bronie J.P. Apshaga, M.D.


Bronie J.P. Apshaga, M.D., 95, of Mattapoisett died July 20, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital.

He was the husband of the late Sophie B. (Kastick) Apshaga.

Born in Boston, the son of the late Peter P. and Rozalija (Matuliauskas) Apshaga, he lived in Mattapoisett from 1959 to 1972 and later lived in various locations along the eastern seaboard.

Dr. Apshaga had a long medical career practicing as a general practitioner, psychiatrist and anesthesiologist.

He enjoyed fishing and boating.

Dr. Apshaga served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

Survivors include his son, Bronie J. Apshaga, Jr. and his wife Michele A., of Mattapoisett; a daughter, Judith A. Apshaga of Acushnet; a brother, Albert Apshaga, M.D. of Burrillville, RI; 2 grandchildren, Kelly A. Apshaga-Meaux and Meghan E. Apshaga; and a great-granddaughter, Fiona M. Apshaga-Meaux.

His Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, July 24th at 11:30 AM in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, 301 County Trail, Exeter, RI 02822. Visiting hours are omitted.

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