Manuel Pavao

Obituary of Manuel Pavao

PAVAO, Manuel

85 years, passed away peacefully at home on December 20, 2017. Beloved husband of Margarida for 60 years. Loving father of Miguel Pavao, Lucy and Steve Kovachik. Cherished Avo of Joshua, Chad and Louann. Great grandpa of Gabriel and Max. Dear brother of Joe Pavao and the late Leonardo, Zelia, Celeste, Nazara, Leona. Will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Manuel was very active in the Portuguese community. He was the retired president of the Portuguese Marching Band. Manuel was one of the first Portuguese people to immigrate to Leamington and assisted many people immigrating to Canada. He worked for many years on local farms and later retired from H.J. Heinz. His warm heart and smile will be sadly missed.Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 7-9 p.m. Visiting continues on Friday, December 22, 2017 at St. Michael's Church, 29 Elliott Street, Leamington from 12:00 p.m. until the Mass of the Resurrection at 1:00 p.m. Fr. Danny Santos celebrant. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made by cheque to Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Share words of comfort or make a donation at