Manuel was born on June 29, 1939 in Pia Carneira, Sao Bento, Portugal.
He immigrated to France in his younger years and in 1968 he came to Canada.
He leaves behind his wife, Maria. His daughters; Lina (Lucio), Elia, Aida (Rob)
and grandchildren; Steve, Danica, Samuel.
Manuel was the youngest of three. He worked in the construction industry
throughout his life. He was a very hardworker. He loved spending holidays
with his family, along with his friends drinking a glass of wine and a slice of
chorizo in his adega. In the spring and summer you would find him working outside in his garden.
He will be deeply missed by his family and friends both in Canada and Portugal.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 10:00am at Our Lady of Fatima in Vancouver.