Passed away with his family by his side on February 26, 2016 at the age of 81 years. Remembered and sadly missed by his loving wife Filomena; son Carlos (Maryann) of Penticton; grandchildren: Brandon, Marisa and Jarrod, sister Merçes Vieira of Osoyoos. Sadly predeceased by: son Rui Mendonça, sister Conceiçao Fernandes, and parents. His love of life and his family will carry on through his son and grandchildren. He was known for his compassion and generosity. Special thanks to Dr. Paisley, Dr. Kincaid and Dr. Clouatre and the wonderful staff and nurses at Penticton Regional Hospital for all their care. Prayers will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 7:15 pm at St. Ann’s Parish and a Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, March 7, 2016 at 10:30 am at St. Ann’s Parish, 1296 Main Street, Penticton with Father Rex Velmonte officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery, Penticton. Memorial tributes may be made in Manuel’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 1589 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5Y7.
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