Manuel I. Martins
Manuel I. Martins

May 24, 1924 - January 6, 2018
Born in Terceira, Azores
Resided in East Providence, RI
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Manuel I. Martins, 93, formerly of No. Carpenter St, East Providence, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, January 6, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the beloved husband of Rosalia (Vieira) Martins.

Born May 24, 1924, in Terceira, Azores, he was a son of the late Jose and Maria (Borges) Martins. He was a faithful parishioner of St. Francis Xavier Church and belonged to Irmaos do Espirito Santo in Pawtucket and the oldest member of Grupo Amigos Da Terceira in Pawtucket. He and his wife were active in the Legion of Mary.

In addition to his wife of 70 years, he leaves his daughter and son-in-law with whom he lived, Lucy and Filipe Tavares of Seekonk; his son and daughter-in-law, Herculano and Ana Martins of East Providence; and his grandsons, Philip and Andrew Tavares. He was also the brother of Genuina B. Martins and Violante B. Gravito Martins, and of the late Maria B. Martins, Maria A.B. Martins, Rita B. Martins, Jose I. Martins, Joao I. Martins, and Francisco J. Martins.

His funeral will begin, Wednesday, January 10, at 9am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Francis Xavier Church, 81 No. Carpenter St., East Providence. Burial will follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday, from 5pm until 8pm.

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Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier Church
81 Carpenter Street
East Providence, RI US 02914
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Wednesday, January 10, 2018