Manuel “Manny” Cabral, 73, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, in the Providence VA Medical Center.

He was the husband of the late Karlene (Saucier) Cabral. Born in Woonsocket, son of the late Manuel and Mary (Rowy) Cabral.

He was a member of Laborers Union 271. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era.

Manny was a self-employed Mason for M. Cabral Construction until he became disabled.

Manny enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed listening to blues music, lifting weights, going to the beach and riding his motorcycle.

He is survived by his daughter, Angela Cabral, of North Smithfield; one brother, James Cabral, of Cumberland; and one sister, Mary Wojick, of North Smithfield; sister-in-law and godchild, Tracy Marcoux, of Woonsocket; two grandchildren, Elijah Cabral and his wife, Natalie of Texas, and Isabella Cabral of North Smithfield; two great-grandchildren, twins Tenneh an Elijah Jr.; nephews, Tony, Gregory, Kyle, Dylan, and Matthew; nieces, Sharon, Leeanne and several other nieces and nephews he loved dearly.

He was also the brother of the late Christine Piotroski.

Visitation was held on Sunday, September 26, 2021, from 4 to 7, in the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial with Military Honors will be on Friday, October 1, 2021, in the R.I. Veterans Cemetery South County Trail, Exeter R.I., at noon, leaving the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited.

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