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Manuel M. “Manny” Moreira

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Thursday, May 30th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107) Revere, for Manuel M. “Manny” Moreira, who died on Monday, May 27th at the Cambridge Health Alliance – Everett Hospital following a brief illness. He was 81 years old. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, May 31st at 9:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Anthony of Padua Church 250 Revere St., Revere., followed by interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody.

Manny was born & raised in Santa Maria Island of the Azores in Portugal. He was educated in Santa Maria and had worked several various jobs as a young man. In 1965, Manny & his family decided to move to America, settling in Cambridge, MA. Manny later moved to Revere in 1967. Manny was married and he and his then wife Dorothy began their life together and raise their family. Manny began a job at the Nabisco Company located on Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge. He worked very hard and very diligently. His strong work ethic demonstrated his commitment of how he took pride in his work. He became an operations manager for Nabisco and when he retired he had provided 40 years of dedicated & faithful service to the company. Manny also worked many various jobs to make certain he had enough to provide for his family. His family was paramount in his life. Although Manny had faced many hardships and obstacles along the way. But true to the man he was his strong nature allowed him to appreciate the simple things life had to offer. He never took anything for granted. Above all things Manny prided himself on his gardening. He had a natural love for growing various types of herbs and vegetables his tomatoes plants were legendary in the neighborhood. His neighbors looked forward to Manny’s bountiful harvest because he would share everything he would grow with all of his friends and neighbors. Manny was loved by many, neighbors, friends, his children & grandchildren and his fiancé Barbara or as he would affectionately call her Barbaria. She cared for him to the very end.

He is the devoted son of the late Manuel Moreira & Bernardina Sousa. The loving father of Kim A. Falle of Hampstead, NH & Heidi M. Pina & her husband Paul D. of Peabody. He is the adored grampy of Talia Polichetti, John Polichetti, Rocco Pina, Dean Falle, Jr. & Reece Pina. He is the beloved finance of Barbara M. Coleman of Revere. The dear brother of Antonio & Joseph Sousa both of Billerica, Ines Cabral & her husband Edmund of Stoughton & the late Joseph Moreira, Antonio Moreira, & Maria Taber. He is the former husband of Dorothy A. (Miller) Colarusso of Salem, NH. Also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews. Many was loved by all who knew him and will be forever missed.


Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, May 30th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Friday, May 31st at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Revere

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.


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  1. Anthony Giangregorio
    May 29 2019

    So Sorry for your loss Kim..

    My heart feels for you and yours

  2. Michelle Trickett
    May 29 2019

    Barbara I am so sorry for your loss. Even though I’ve only known Manny for a short time I could see how he was such a caring man and how much he loved you. Please know we are here for you if you need anything.

  3. Patricia lubrich
    May 29 2019

    ToBarbaraAnd the the Moreira family. So sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers are with you all. Rip Manny

  4. Angela and Michael Da Ponte
    May 28 2019

    To Hiedi. Kim. And family
    So sorry for your loss
    Michael and I will never forget our wonderful
    Caring loving. Neighbor
    We will miss. Manny

    Angela and Michael. DaPonte

    Rest In Peace. Manny

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