In New Haven January 31, 2007, Manuel G. Alvarez of 118 Clinton Ave., New Haven, formerly of Branford. He was the husband of Maria Perez Alvarez of Branford.
Mr. Alvarez was born December 6, 1920 in Monforte De Lemos, Lugo, Spain, son of the late Luis and Carmen Caraduje Alvarez. He served in the U. S. Army in World War II. He was a retired salesman, and he was a communicant of St. Mary Church in Branford.
Besides his wife he leaves two daughters, Carmen (Gary) Gunneson and Alexandra (Michael) Buckanavage, both of Branford; four grandchildren, Christian and Stephen Gunneson and Christina and Gabriela Buckanavage; a brother George Alvarez of Dumont, NJ. He was predeceased by a sister Juanita Thompson and a brother Frank Alvarez.
His family would like to thank all of the staff at the Mary Wade Home for the loving care and compassion shown to Mr. Alvarez these past five years
Funeral from the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Branford Saturday morning at 11:00, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 11:30. Burial in St. Agnes Cemetery. Friends may call prior to the funeral from 10 – 11 AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Mary Church, 731 Main St., Branford, 06405, or the Mary Wade Home, 118 Clinton Ave., New Haven, 06513.
To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Manuel Alvarez, please visit our Tribute Store.