PAWTUCKET: Manuel Teixeira, 58, passed away November 17, 2010 at home with his loving family by his side. He was the devoted husband of Shirley Teixeira.
Born in Brava, Cape Verde, a son of the late Manuel Cunha and Aurora Teixeira.
He was the proprietor and head chef of Cantina di Marco Restaurant of Cumberland.
Besides his wife he is survived by two sons, John P. Teixeira and his wife Jill of Cumberland and Manuel Teixeira of Pawtucket, a daughter, Maria Teixeira of Vermont, three brothers, Roberto, Joao and Alberto Teixeira, two sisters, Cynthia Deltano and Celina O’Brien, two grandsons, two granddaughters, and several nieces and nephews including Antonio J. Teixeira. He was brother of the late Antonio Teixeira.
His funeral will be held Monday at 9:30am from the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial in Historic St. Joseph Church, Mendon Rd, Cumberland at 11am. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. Relatives and friends are invited, calling hours will be held Sunday 4-7pm. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society.
931 Jefferson Blvd. Suite 3004 Warwick RI 02886.
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