Manuel J. "Manny" Tavares
July 26, 1942 - July 13, 2021
Obituary For Manuel J. "Manny" Tavares
Manuel "Manny” J. Tavares of Winchester, MA and Ogunquit, ME passed away on July 13, 2021. Manny is survived by his beloved wife, Jane (Hickey) Tavares and his loving children Lauren Tavares Fogarty and her husband Rob of Wells, ME; Matthew Tavares and his wife Sarah of Ogunquit, ME; Melissa Tavares Eastwood and her husband Ben of Lexington and Sarah Tavares Woodward and her husband, Dan, of Cambridge. He leaves his cherished grandchildren, Liam and Caitlin Fogarty, Ava and Molly Tavares, William and Jack Eastwood and Paige Woodward. Manny was predeceased by his dear parents, Manuel and Sara Tavares.
Manny was born on July 26, 1942 in East Cambridge. He spent his early years in Arlington, playing trumpet in the St. Agnes Band. After attending St. Agnes School, Matignon High School, and Wentworth University, he went on to start his own business, Tavares Design Associates, which has been in operation for nearly 50 years.
A dedicated husband, father, and grandfather, Manny’s whole world revolved around the love of his life, his wife of almost 50 years, Jane, as well as his children, grandchildren and his work. His favorite places on earth were Ogunquit and St Maarten.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass. Ave., in Arlington on Thursday from 4pm to 6:30pm and to funeral services on Friday, commencing at 9am with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in St. Agnes Church. Interment will take place at Calvary Cemetery, Winchester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to York Hospital at yorkhospital.com/giving-back.
1145 Mass. Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476
51 Medford Street
Arlington, MA 02474
686 Washington St.
Winchester, MA 01890
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