Manuel M. Ribeiro, 93

Mar 1, 2021

Manuel M. Ribeiro, 93, of Wareham, formerly of Norton, passed peacefully February 28, 2021, at his home. 

He was born in Taunton and was the son of the late August and Antonia Ribeiro.

He is survived by his loving wife Mary, brothers John and August, sons James and David and daughter Lizabeth Peterson. He has four grandchildren, Jessica, Diana, Kyle and Sydney and a great granddaughter Olivia.

He was educated in Norton public schools and served in the U.S. Marines.  

Along with his two brothers, he owned Frates Dairy in Norton, Sharon Manor in Sharon and Country Haven Nursing Home in Norton, of which he was also the administrator. Upon retirement, he was able to devote more time to his love of saltwater boating and fishing.

He was a skilled builder and gardener and could fix almost anything. Later in life, he developed a passion for stained glass and created dozens of beautiful objects. He was truly loved and will be greatly missed.

The family would like to thank Hospice Services of Massachusetts for all their caring help.

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations in Manuel’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C., 20090-6011.

Private services will be held at Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. 

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