(1947-2012) - Manuel M. Rosa, 65, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2012. Born in Portugal, he was the son of the late Valentino and Isabel (Mendes) Rosa. He has lived in Ludlow for many years and was employed at Danaher Tools; as well as a proud member of the Gremio Lusitano Club and a Sporting Fan.
Manuel was the father of David Rosa, of Ludlow, and Sheila Rosa and her husband Dana Painchaud, of Holyoke; a cherished brother to Louis Rosa, Gloria McCarthy and Rosa Martins, all of Ludlow; and also leaves many loving nieces, nephews, extended family members and dear friends.
Funeral services will on Friday, April 27, 2012 at 9:00am from Ludlow Funeral Home with Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00am in Our Lady of Fatima Church followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery. Visitation will precede the funeral on Friday from 8:00-9:00am. For additional information or online condolences, please visit www.ludlowfuneralhome.com