Passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday February 5, 2010 in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Maria , and loving father of Manuel and his wife Lois, Anne Grayston and her husband Bill, Connie Vickers and her husband Jim, Joe and Ruth, Filomena Andrade and her husband Steve, Pat and Jackie, Rose Kueber and her husband Rob, John, Dave and Erika. Loving grandfather of Jamie,Shanon,Becky (Richard),Melissa (Jake), Cara, Adam, Michelle, Patrice, Daniel, Joey, Alex, Andrew, Michael, Justin, Sierra, Eden, Nicholas, and great grandchildren Nathan, Luke and Natalie, also survived by his brother Joe Andrade and sister Francisca Machado. Predeceased by his parents Sergio and Maria Emily, his son Joseph, and grandson Manny.
Manuel was born on June 9, 1926 in Faial Azores , and immigrated to Canada on April 1, 1957. A hard working dedicated family man who's family meant the world to him. Manuel was retired from Galt British Forge, and a member of the Portuguese Club and a member of St, Gregory's R. C. Church.
The family will receive friends at Coutts Funeral Home 96 St. Andrews St. Cambridge on Thursday February 11, 2010 from 7-9 P. M., and Friday February 12, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 P. M. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Gregory's R. C. Church 10 St. Gregory's Drive Cambridge on Saturday February 13, 2010 at 10 A. M. Interment Parklawn Cemetery. Parish rosary will be recited at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 8 P. M.
As expressions of sympathy donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.