Manuel C. Barboza, 94, formerly of Bristol

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Manuel C.  Barboza, 94 of Westwood Road and St. Augustine Beach, Fla., passed away on Jan. 12, 2014.

He was the husband of the late Louise (Pacheco) Barboza.

Born in Bristol, he operated Manny’s Ringside and worked at Collins and Aikman before retiring. He served in World War II and the Korean War.

He is survived by his daughters Barbara Contente and her husband Leo (Ilidio) of Bristol, Patricia Accinno and her husband Ralph of Coventry; his grandchildren Kristen Rogers, Julie Rogers, Leo Contente (Sandra), Paul Contente, Alfred Contente (Susan), Steven Contente (Kristen); and his great-grandchildren Mitchell, Reid, Michael, Nicole, Alaina and Levi Contente and Elijah Rogers.

His funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 22 from the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High St. with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m., at St. Elizabeth Church, 577 Wood St.

Calling hours are 9 – 10:30 a.m. prior to the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW Foundation, 406 W. 34th St., STE 920, Kansas City, MO 64111.

of Westwood Road and St. Augustine Beach, Fla., passed away on Jan. 12, 2014.

He was the husband of the late Louise (Pacheco) Barboza.

Born in Bristol, he operated Manny’s Ringside and worked at Collins and Aikman before retiring. He served in World War II and the Korean War.

He is survived by his daughters Barbara Contente and her husband Leo (Ilidio) of Bristol, Patricia Accinno and her husband Ralph of Coventry; his grandchildren Kristen Rogers, Julie Rogers, Leo Contente (Sandra), Paul Contente, Alfred Contente (Susan), Steven Contente (Kristen); and his great-grandchildren Mitchell, Reid, Michael, Nicole, Alaina and Levi Contente and Elijah Rogers.

His funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 22 from the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High St. with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 a.m., at St. Elizabeth Church, 577 Wood St.

Calling hours are 9 – 10:30 a.m. prior to the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW Foundation, 406 W. 34th St., STE 920, Kansas City, MO 64111.

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