Manuel M. Braga, Jr., 77, of Fairhaven, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Vibra Hospital of Southeastern MA, in New Bedford. He was the husband of 52 years to Jeannette R. (Leger) Braga.
Born and raised in New Bedford, son of the late Manuel M. and Mary (Pombo) Braga, he lived in Acushnet prior to settling in Fairhaven, in 1988. Mr. Braga was a graduate of New Bedford High School and attended the Burdett School of Business. He then served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. Manny later worked at BJ's Wholesale in Dartmouth as a forklift operator. He enjoyed working out at the gym and going to the Fairhaven Rec. Center.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Ryan Braga and his wife Theresa of North Charleston, SC; two daughters, Robin Abdallah-Doukkara and her husband Mohammed of Somerville and Shelley Quintin and her companion John Milne of FL; three grandchildren, Brittany Hill and her husband Ryan, Todd Braga and Maitea Abdallah-Doukkara; a great grandson, Cooper Hill; a sister, Barbara Braga of Newark, CA and several nieces and nephews.
Private arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Manuel M. Braga,, please visit our floral store.