Manuel B. Bairos

February 10, 2019


Manuel B. Bairos, 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 10, 2019. He was the loving husband of Norma (Craw) Bairos, with whom he shared 50 years of marriage.

Manuel was born in Santa Maria, Azores and was the son of the late Antonio and Felomena (Braga) DeBairos.

Manuel worked as a foreman for the Bridgewater Foundry and later at Whitman Castings, retiring after 40 years. He was a talented craftsman and woodworker who could build just about anything. Manuel was also an outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting in his younger years and fishing for stripers on the Cape. He became an avid Boston Red Sox fan later in life, thanks to his wife Norma. Manuel will be remember as a kind and jovial soul and he will be dearly missed by his family.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his daughter, Deborah Ann Leach of Raynham; granddaughter, Makayla Bairos of Raynham, niece, Carmen; nephews Paul and Tommy and a large loving extended family.

He was the brother of the late Joseph DeBairos

His funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 12:30pm, in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Burial will be held at a later date.

Calling hours will precede the service from 10-12:30pm in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

Calling Hours

FEB 16. 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

Funeral Service

FEB 16. 12:30 PM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

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