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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Erin Leclerc from Johnston wrote on April 29, 2020 at 11:55 am:
So very sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers for the entire family xxoo
Karen A Sorrentine from Rumford wrote on April 29, 2020 at 11:28 am:
To the DiCesare Family, I am truly sorry for your loss. I hope that you all find some peace in all the beautiful memories that you have of your dad . May he rest in the comfort of the lord!
Esther Cifuentes from Pawtucket wrote on April 29, 2020 at 11:14 am:
Liz, I'm so very sorry for ur loss. Jorge, Victoria and I are praying for you and the family. Victoria sends Riley a hug.
Don Belanger from Portsmouth wrote on April 29, 2020 at 11:11 am:
Mike-- You are very much in my thoughts today. My deepest sympathies to you and your family......
Mike Goulart from Fairhaven wrote on April 29, 2020 at 9:19 am:
Mike and family: My deepest condolences on the loss of your dad. Thoughts and prayers are with you, and please let me know if you need anything from me.
Irma Ballirano from Narragansett wrote on April 29, 2020 at 6:29 am:
Mike I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers to and your family.
John hunter from Fall River wrote on April 28, 2020 at 11:52 pm:
Mike so sorry for your loss my condolences go out to you and your family
Jim Adams from Johnston wrote on April 28, 2020 at 10:36 pm:
Mike I am so sorry for your loss ! Prayers to you and your family .
Lori Cochran from Warwick wrote on April 28, 2020 at 9:18 pm:
I’m sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Paula Cray from Freetown wrote on April 28, 2020 at 8:40 pm:
I’m very sorry for your loss. Xo
Thomas Rodrigues from Wakefield wrote on April 28, 2020 at 8:17 pm:
Mike, you and your family are in my prayers during this difficult time. Truly sorry for your loss.
Luke DiMeo from East Providence wrote on April 28, 2020 at 7:57 pm:
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time
Lori A Perry wrote on April 28, 2020 at 7:55 pm:
So sorry for your loss
Augustine P. Sousa from Bristol wrote on April 28, 2020 at 7:48 pm:
My prayers are with you, Love Dad.
Emilly Sousa from Bristol wrote on April 28, 2020 at 7:45 pm:
Sorry for your loss.
Scott champagne from Stonington ct wrote on April 28, 2020 at 7:29 pm:
Very sorry for your loss.