Manuel Macedo Pedreiro Jr.
September 11, 1939 – August 30, 2017
Manuel Pedreiro, a resident of Morro Bay, died suddenly yet peacefully in his home on Wednesday, August 30th.
Born in 1939 in Pico, Azores, Manuel was the eldest of 9 children. He served in the Portuguese Army in Angola, Africa and he immigrated to the United States in 1965. Manuel lived most of his life in Hanford, California and moved to the coast of Morro Bay in 1999.
Manuel was a hard worker in the dairy business and worked in agriculture for most of his career. While living in Morro Bay, Manuel enjoyed his retirement by fishing almost every day and going to the gym. His best times were spending time with family, going to Portuguese Festas and making wine.
Manuel had a vibrant personality, made friends easily and always had a smile for everyone he met. He will be missed greatly by many. Manuel is survived by his wife Maria Fernanda Castelo; daughter Alice Gonzales and her husband Louie, son James Pedreiro and his wife Sally and son Mark Pedreiro and his wife Susie; 7 grandchildren: Nicole, Amber & Joseph Gonzales, Christina Rose Pedreiro, Marina, Bella & Bailey Pedreiro, and great-grandchildren: Rosemary & Aiden Gonzales.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Timothy's Catholic Church; 962 Piney Way, Morro Bay, CA 93442 followed that evening by a Visitation at 5:00 p.m. with Rosary at 6:00 p.m. both at People's Funeral Chapel; 501 N. Douty St., Hanford, CA 93230 and a Funeral Mass on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Brigid Catholic Church; 1001 N. Douty St., Hanford, CA 93230 with Burial immediately following at Calvary Cemetery; 11680 S. 10th Ave., Hanford, CA 93230.
A celebration of Manuel's life will be held at the Fraternal Hall in Hanford.
Family and friends are invited to view Manuel's legacy of family photos, movie and sign a guestbook at www.losososvalleymortuary.com
Services by Los Osos Valley Mortuary in Los Osos, CA (805) 528-1500 and People's Funeral Chapel in Hanford, CA (559) 584-5591 Dignity Memorial Providers.