Manuel S. Pacheco
Manuel S. Pacheco
  • June 4, 1935 - November 13, 2016
  • Acushnet, Massachusetts

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Manuel Sousa (Xavier) Pacheco, age 81, of Acushnet passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital. He was the husband of Alice (Souza) Pacheco, to whom he had been married for 57 years.

Born in Fenais da Ajuda, São Miguel, Açores, son of the late Manuel and Maria Gloria (Xavier) Pacheco. He loved spending time with family, and enjoyed his many animals, but nothing brought him as much joy as his grandchildren. He was the owner of Joseph G. Mello, Inc., and a member of the Helping Hands Farmers of the St. Jude Society, and a longtime member of the Holy Ghost.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Debra Pacheco Artenstein and her husband Andrew of East Longmeadow; Steven Pacheco and his wife Margaret of Dighton; and, Sandra Pacheco Thomas and her husband Bruce of Taunton; five sisters, Maria, Teresa, Isaltina, Natalia and Albertina; eight grandchildren, Andrew, Nicholas, Eric, Mary, Samuel, Sophia, John and Mariaelena and one great- grandchild, Lauren. He was predeceased by his siblings, Germano, Amancio and Joventina.

Visiting hours Sunday, November 20, 2016 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM at the Waring-Sullivan Homes of Memorial Tribute at Fairlawn Mortuary, 180 Washington St., Fairhaven, MA 02719. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, November 21, 2016 at St. Joseph's Church, Spring St., Fairhaven. Burial in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Mattapoisett. For tributes and directions: