Obituary: Manuel J. Ferreira, 90, of Shelton, formerly of Trumbull

Manuel J. Ferreira, 90, of Shelton, formerly of Trumbull, husband of Maria P. Ferreira, died March 11, at home, with his family by his side.

He was born in 1924 in New Bedford, Mass., and was raised in Arcosso (Chaves) Portugal where his family owned a vineyard.

Manny was a longtime resident of Trumbull (33 years), where he enjoyed working in his garden and tending to his apple trees.

In addition to his wife, Manny is survived by his beloved children, Dominic Ferreira (Aldina), Tony Ferreira (Eileen), and Lucy Ferreira, all of Shelton. He is also survived by his five adoring grandchildren, Jackie Cahill (Jeff) of Norwalk; Jason Ferreira of Philadelphia, PA; Jennifer Ferreira of Juneau, Alaska; Stephanie Ferreira of Stamford; and Zachary Ferreira of Shelton. He was also the beloved great grandfather to Kieran Cahill.

Friends are invited to meet directly in St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., Trumbull on Saturday, March 14, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Interment with military honors will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Loved ones may call on Friday, March 13, 2015 from 4-8 p.m. at The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Rd., Trumbull.

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