Manuel B. Melo
Manuel B. Melo

May 18, 1951 - April 29, 2019
Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal
Resided in East Providence, RI
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Manuel B. Melo, age 67, of the Wampanoag Trail in East Providence, died unexpectedly on April 29, 2019 at RI Hospital with his loving family by his side. He was the husband of Emerenciana Cidalia (Pereira) Melo. They were married for 43 years. He was born in Sao Miguel, Azores, a son of the late Manuel Sousa Melo and the late Maria da Conceicao (Botelho) Melo.

Manuel worked as a janitor at New England Tech retiring in 2014. Previously, he had worked as a machine operator at Quaker Fabric and American Insulated Wire.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children; Idelta Amaral (Dinarte) of East Providence, Lucio “Louie” M. Melo (Ingrid) of Cumberland, Brigida Sousa (John) of Warwick, Hugo Melo of Riverside, Debbie Melo of Riverside, his 5 grandchildren; Ethan, Arianna, Meghan, Randy, Daniel and his great grandson Legend. He is survived by his siblings; Salome Moniz of Swansea, Lucia Melo of Swansea, Ema Duarte of Providence and Lenny Melo of FL.

His funeral will begin on Friday at 9am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10am in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse St., Providence. Burial will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 5-8PM.




Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Thursday, May 2, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Our Lady of the Rosary Church
21 Traverse St
Providence, RI US 02903
Friday, May 3, 2019
10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US
Friday, May 3, 2019