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DE OLIVEIRA, Manuel Pereira

Manuel Pereira de Oliveira 89, passed away in his sleep at home on Monday, August 25, 2014 in Kelowna, British Columbia. He was born March 5, 1925 in Ribeira Seca, Pico Azores, Portugal. On December 12, 1960, he married Maria Fatima Brum via proxy. He immigrated to Canada in 1954 and they lived happily in Kitimat for 36 years before retiring to the Kaleden,B.C. for 20 years. Manuel was proud of his 30 plus year career at Alcan and never missed a day of work. Manuel enjoyed Salmon River fishing and the British Columbia outdoors. Manuel was a simple and caring man who worked hard, led by example and was always quick to lend a hand to a friend in need.

Survivors include his wife Maria of fifty four years; his two children, Darlene Harris of Kelowna, and David de Oliveira and wife (Alida) of Penticton B.C.; two grandchildren Rebecca and, Spencer Harris. Manuel is also survived by his two younger sisters in Pico Azores Lucia and Maria.

Manuel will be missed, God Bless and may he rest in peace.  A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 10:30 am  at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1077 Fuller Avenue, Kelowna, BC, with Father Francis dela Cruz as celebrant.  Interment to follow in the Penticton Lakeview Cemetery with Father Rex Velmonte officiating.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 10:30 am

St. Pius X Catholic Church

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