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Manuel Raposo

1937-2020

Manuel Raposo
Raposo, Manuel, 83, of Cambridge, passed away peacefully in his home on May 5, 2020, with his family by his side. Manuel was born to parents Manuel Raposo and Deolinda Resendes on April 1, 1937 in Faial da Terra, Sao Miguel. Manuel married Maria Isabel Pereira in 1963 and came to Canada in 1969. Manuel is survived by his wife, Maria Raposo, his sister, Mary Lou Botelho, his daughter, Helen Da Silva (Tony), his son Walter Raposo (Susan) and four beautiful grandchildren Brandon Da Silva, Katelyn Clayton and Alysha and Matthew Raposo. Manuel worked for years as a machine operator at Preston Metal Roofing and retired in 1995. Manuel is fondly remembered for his infectious smile, always happy personality and well known for his playfulness, jokes, kindness and love of life. He loved to socialize and be around his friends and family. Manuel was proud of his family especially his grandkids and made sure to always put them first. We will lovingly remember all the beautiful memories he has left with us. Private funeral services were held on Friday, May 8, 2020. A memorial mass and celebration of life will be announced and held at a later date. In these difficult times the family would appreciate a card, a phone call or an online condolence on Corbett Funeral Home website. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society at www.cancer.ca.
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