Manuel Veloso Botelho, 87, of Primrose Drive passed away on August 21, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Maria deLourdes (Achadinha) Botelho.
Born in Aqua do Pau, Sao Miguel, he was the son of the late Jose Bento Botelho and Maria Dos Anjos Raposo. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children Teresa Dias and her husband Rafael, Alberto Botelho and his wife Grace, Carlos Botelho and his wife Kimberly, Rosa Ferraz and her husband Gualter, Ana Botelho, Marco Botelho and his wife Anabela, Liseta Ramos and her husband Helder and Zelia Caetano and her husband Manuel Antonio. He was the grandfather of Sinely Dias, Cristian Dias, Ana Isabel Botelho, Alberto Botelho Jr, Emily Botelho, Alex Botelho, Alison Botelho, Sandra Ferraz, Miguel Ferraz, Liseta Botelho, Marco Botelho Jr, Kevin Botelho, Tiago Ramos, Fabio Ramos, Emma Caetano, Nuno Caetano and great grandfather of Adrian Botelho.
Mr. Botelho was a fisherman and farmer while living in Portugal. Upon coming to the United States, he worked as a landscaper for Perry’s Landscaping.
His funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 27th, 8 AM from the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High Street with a Mass of Christian Burial, 9 AM at St. Elizabeth’s Church 577 Wood Street. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground.
Calling hours are Tuesday 4 - 8 PM.