Manuel J. "Manny" Teixeira,
97, of Lincoln, died Sunday, February 3, 2013 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Frances M. (Addy) Teixeira. Born in Wareham, MA, he was a son of the late Manuel and Mary (Bettencourt) Teixeira.
Mr. Teixeira had been the owner of the former T.P. Radio & Appliance Store. He later worked for Reid's Television and Appliance Co. In his retirement he worked for Apollo Auto of Cumberland.
He served as a Councilman in Ward 3, as a member of the Board of Canvassers and Registration and as a member of the Zoning Board for the City of Central. He was a member of the Pawtucket Elks Lodge, The Old Coons Athletic Association and the Citizens Branch of Portuguese American & Citizens Club of Central Falls.
He is survived by his children Linda Ann Marcotrigiano and her husband Anthony of Rumford, Joseph A Teixeira of Pawtucket and Kathleen Vincent of Cumberland; grandchildren Alison and Erica Marcotrigiano, Joseph and Mark Teixeira and Kerry Stephens; great-grandchildren Brayden Stephens and Jocelyn Teixeira and several nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Arthur Teixeira, DeoLinda Jordan, Francis Teixeira, Theresa Gouveia and Mary Lefebvre.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday, February 6th at 8:45 am from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln, RI with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Calling hours are on Tuesday evening from 5-8.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Manny's memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 or to Mt. St. Rita's Health & Rehabilitation Ctr., 15 Sumner Brown Lane, Cumberland, RI 02864 would be appreciated.
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