Manuel DeMelo, Jr.

Manuel DeMelo, Jr., 72, of East Providence passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. He was the husband of Leonarda B. (Ries) DeMelo to whom he was married 49 years.

Born in Sao Vicente, Ferreria, Sao Miguel, Azores he was a son of the late Manuel C. and Maria A. (Cabral) DeMelo.  Mr. DeMelo was a dedicated employee of the North East Cable Company in Attleboro for 43 years. He also worked for Shaws Supermarket for 8 years and Harris Health Center for 5 years.  Mr. DeMelo was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Pawtucket. His biggest joy was being with his family. He loved celebrating the holidays and having his wife, children and grandchildren around him. He will be greatly missed.

Besides his wife he leaves three children, Michael DeMelo and his wife Katherine of Warwick, Jason DeMelo of East Providence and Elizabeth DiCesare and her husband Michael of Pawtucket, six grandchildren, Rikki, Jarred, Isabella, Riley, Mason and Myles, one great granddaughter, Lillyanna and six siblings, Deodata Cabral of East Providence, Alberto DeMelo of East Providence, Lucia Silva of Warwick, Fatima O’Connor of East Providence, Joseph DeMelo of East Providence and Gabriel Melo of Seekonk.   He was the brother of the late Edward DeMelo, Abel DeMelo, Gorete DeMelo, Isabel DeMelo, Fatima DeMelo and Joseph DeMelo.

His funeral services will be private.


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Pamela J Cute from East Providence wrote on May 6, 2020 at 1:51 pm:
Miss Liz....I am so very sorry for you and your family. I just wanted to say I met him twice and when I was around him, he exuded such a humble, kind spirit. Love you and Peace, Pam Cute
Daughter~ Elizabeth DiCesare from Pawtucket, RI wrote on May 2, 2020 at 12:18 am:
Dad, I can't believe you are gone. I'm still in disbelieve that you are no longer here with us. (I do know you are here in spirit.) As I sit here, writing in your guestbook entry for your funeral. I want you to know how much you are loved. Especially, by your children, grandchildren, siblings, family & friends. You will forever be in our hearts. I know God gained a angle today and I know you will watch over us. I Miss you already... love you daddy! With Love always & forever, your little girl Elizabeth xo
Craig Williams from Taunton wrote on May 1, 2020 at 3:53 pm:
Mike, Very sorry to hear of the loss of your father.
Jay Miller from Providence wrote on May 1, 2020 at 10:35 am:
Dear Mike,Jay and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with your father years ago at the riverside store and remember him being such a kind hardworking man. My condolences to you and your family at this difficult time.
Debra Bettencourt from Riverside wrote on May 1, 2020 at 9:50 am:
Dear Leonarda, Elizabeth, Jason and Michael, I am so sorry for your loss. Manny was such a wonderful man, everyone loved him. He always had a smile on his face and was so kind. He had a way to make everyone feel special. He displayed a genuine love for life and of utmost respect to everyone. I was with you virtually during his mass today and my heart broke for all of you. Especially Leonarda. Yes he definitely gave you a good life and a wonderful family. You were such a lovely couple and were truly blessed. The love you two shared was undeniable. I will keep you all in my prayers during this must difficult time. Again, I’m so sorry we couldn’t be there physically due to this terrible pandemic. Please stay safe and stay strong. God has his plan and we must accept it. Meanwhile lean on those who love you, and we are here for you anytime you need. Hope to see you soon and give big hugs. God bless you today and always. May your sweet Manny Rest In Peace until we meet again, ❤️
Betsy Lavallee from Warwick wrote on May 1, 2020 at 9:37 am:
Liz and Family, We are so sorry for your loss... may your beautiful memories of your dad bring you peace in the days to come. Sending lots of prayers and love your way.
Susan Nguon from Cranston wrote on May 1, 2020 at 9:23 am:
Thank you for allowing my family and I to be part of this service... he was a great man who will be missed. God bless him and the family. With love and prayer, the Nguon Family
Crystal Nadeau from Chepachet wrote on May 1, 2020 at 9:22 am:
I’m so very sorry for this great loss. My deepest condolences to your family. Many prayers to you.
Crystal Nadeau from Chepachet wrote on May 1, 2020 at 9:12 am:
I’m so very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and love your way.
The Grey's from Mattapoisett wrote on May 1, 2020 at 9:11 am:
I am so sorry for the loss in your family. Our family send prayers to you all in this difficult time.
Mary Almeida from Bristol, RI wrote on May 1, 2020 at 8:40 am:
Leonarda, Our deepest condolences to you and your family. May the Lord bless you and your family with His comfort and peace!!
Rayna Bouchard from Rehoboth wrote on April 30, 2020 at 1:03 pm:
We are so very sorry for your loss. May happy memories guide you through this difficult time. With deepest sympathy and much love! From The Bouchard Family
Marianne Annarummo from Rehoboth wrote on April 30, 2020 at 12:20 pm:
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Robert Brodeur from Coventry ri wrote on April 30, 2020 at 4:50 am:
Mike and family Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss
Susan Gianfrocco -Freitas from Cranston wrote on April 29, 2020 at 6:35 pm:
Mike , I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.
kelli A medeiros-rapoza from rehoboth wrote on April 29, 2020 at 6:24 pm:
Dearest Leonarda, Joseph and I are so deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you and your family. Love Kelli and Joseph Rapoza and family.
Paula Torres from East Providence wrote on April 29, 2020 at 5:52 pm:
I'm so sorry for your loss.
John and Barbara Bettencourt from Easy Providence R.I. wrote on April 29, 2020 at 3:17 pm:
Leonarda and famIly, so sorry about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless All our love, John and Barbara Xoxo
Dan Catanzaro from Johnston wrote on April 29, 2020 at 2:26 pm:
To Mike and the deMelo family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers at this sorrow time!
Nicholas Oliver from East Providence wrote on April 29, 2020 at 2:12 pm:
Mrs. Demelo, I am saddened to learn of this news. My condolences and prayers are with you, Elizabeth, Jason and all of your family. I have fond memories from my childhood of Mr. Demelo. You and your husband treated all of us kids from the neighborhood like we were all your children. He was a good man and will be missed.