Manuel J. Castanho
Manuel J. Castanho

July 26, 1927 - October 2, 2008
Born in East Providence, Rhode Island
Resided in Providence, RI
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Castanho, Manuel J. "Square" 81, of Biltmore Ave. passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Martina (Gillis) Castanho. Born in East Providence, he was the son of the late Jose and Mary (Cabral) Castanho.

Manny was a Parts Manager for Saccucci L&M in Middletown for 22 years before retiring in 1992. He was a lifelong avid golfer and sports fan. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and uncle.

Besides his wife of 56 years, he is survived by his children; Joan Chapdelaine of Vineyard Haven, MA, Martina Fortunato of East Lyme, CT, David Castanho of Westerly, RI and Stephen Castanho of Edgartown, MA. He was the grandfather of Ensign Elise Chapdelaine, Michele Chapdelaine, Tiffany and David II Castanho, Daniel and Michaela Fortunato. He was the brother of Agnes Moniz of NY, Irene Rossilli of MA and the late Margaret Oliver.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday at 8:45 AM from the Rebello Funeral Home, 901 Broadway East Providence, RI. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10AM in St. Augustine's Church 639 Mt. Pleasant Ave. Providence, RI. Burial will be in St. Ann's Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 5-8PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. Augustine Church, Mother Teresa Society.




Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Monday, October 6, 2008
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saint Augustine Church
639 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence , RI
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
St. Ann's Cemetery
Cranston, RI
Section: 43
Lot: 893
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
11:15 AM