Manuel C. Felix
June 07, 2017
Manuel C. Felix, 91, lifelong area resident, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. He was the husband of the late Catherine (Simmons) Felix.
Manuel was born in Fall River and was a son of the late Antone and Philomena (Reis) Felix.
Manuel was a US Navy veteran of WWII and was employed as a pipefitter at Raytheon for many years until his retirement. In his younger years, Manuel was a well-known semi pro soccer player. He enjoyed skiing, reading, and going out to breakfast with his friends and family. Manuel cherished the time he spent with his family, especially their trips to New Hampshire and trips to Las Vegas with his nephew, Joe.
He is survived by his daughter, Nancy Frain and her husband Michael of Assonet; grandchildren, Kelli Finnegan and her husband David, Seth Frain and his wife Colleen, Kerri Grundy and her husband Justin and Amanda Felix and her fiancé Jeffrey Young; great-grandchildren, Hailey, Connor, Kendrick, Henry and Kylie; several nieces and nephews and a large loving extended family.
He was the father of the late Bruce P. Felix and brother of the late Antone, Joseph and Louis Felix and Emily Mitcheson
His funeral will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 9am from the Hathaway Home for Funerals 1813 Robeson St., Fall River, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Bernard Church 30 S. Main St., Assonet. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery, Fall River.
Calling Hours will precede the funeral from 8-9am in the funeral home.
Donations in his name may be made to a Veterans charity of your choosing.
Visitation: Hathaway Home for Funerals
Service: St. Bernard's, Assonet