OBITUARY

Manuel P. Marques

July 20, 1943September 4, 2018
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Manuel P. Marques, 75, a longtime Yonkers resident, died on Tuesday September 4, 2018 at St. John’s Riverside Hospital.

He was born on July 20, 1943 to Antonio and Maria Rosa Pinho Marques in Avanca, Portugal where he was raised and educated. Mr. Marques was an assembly line worker at General Motors Corporation in Tarrytown for many years and was a maintenance manager at the time of his retirement. He was a longtime member of the United Autoworker’s Union. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church and was a member of the Portuguese American Club. He enjoyed playing the harmonica and doing the jumble in the Daily News every day. He was also a longtime N.Y. Met fan and was a lifetime fan of the Benfica Futbol Club. On May 29, 1965, he married his loving wife, Maria Borges in St. Mary’s Church in Elizabeth, N.J. Mrs. Marques survives and lives in Yonkers. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Tony Marques and his wife Bridget of Mahopac, Norman Marques and his wife Laura of Mahopac and Richard Marques and his wife Katia of Yonkers and one daughter, Jennifer Napolitano and her husband Frank of Ardsley. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Tyler, Sienna, Miranda, Maximiliano and Alessia. He was predeceased by a brother, Sergio Marques. Visiting hours will be at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home on Thursday 4-7pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church on Friday September 7th at 9:30am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to either the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TE 38105 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. Whalen & Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Ave. Yonkers, N.Y. 10703 (914)965-5488 www.whalenandballfh.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Thursday, September 6, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, September 7, 2018
  • Interment Friday, September 7, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Chapel "A"
REMEMBERING

Manuel P. Marques

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Elisa Nunes

September 7, 2018

We will always cherish the beautiful memories of Manuel and express our deepest sympathy. May the Lord heal your hearts and lighten your sorrow.

Jean Areizaga

September 6, 2018

Our condolences to the Marquez family. Sorry for your loss. Manny was a great guy. May he rest in peace. Prayers for the family. Love, the Areizaga family

stacey marques

September 6, 2018

stacey marques

September 6, 2018

stacey marques

September 6, 2018

stacey marques

September 6, 2018

Valdemar & Maria Borges

September 6, 2018

Our deepest sympathy to the family. We hope they can find comfort in the many memories made throughout his life. Manuel will be missed.

Heather Cieslinski

September 6, 2018

My deepest sympathy and condolences to the Marques Family. We lived on the same street for many years and Mr. Marques was always ready with a wave and a smile. This is not only a loss for his family but for our neighborhood as well. May your memories give you peace and comfort at this time. Love, Heather

Bonnie/Gil Dossantos

September 5, 2018

. Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to all the family. You will never be forgotten.

FROM THE FAMILY