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Funeral Service

St. Ann Church
Thursday December 16th, 2021

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Manuel L. Cova

Manuel L. Cova, 97, of Bristol passed away on December 11, 2021 at St. Francis Hospital. He was the widower of Madeline (Vontell) Cova.

Manuel was born on August 6, 1924 in New Bedford,MA the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Point) Cova.
He worked for 30 years at Wallace Barnes company before he retired.
He is survived by one son, William Cova of Bristol, a daughter, Alice Bordner of Thomaston, CT. Nine grandchildren; Kim, Carole, Sandy, Steven, Monique, Toni, Brenda, Craig and Angel. 17 Great Grandchildren. Plus several nieces and nephews and a father to seven foster children in Connecticut.
Manuel was pre-deceased by a daughter, Christine Bishop and three sons, John and David and Richard Cova.
Family and friends may call at Dunn Funeral Home191 West St. Bristol on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 Am at St. Francis de Sales St. Ann Church 215 West St. Bristol. Burial will follow in Peacedale Cemetery, Bristol.

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Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Eric Beebe Dec 26 2021 9:04 AM

Manny was a good friend to my mom .They would play cards together & watch baseball games & just sit on the patio& talk. Now he is with her in heaven

Patricia Ludlum Dec 14 2021 5:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Manuel Cova

Cindy Dec 13 2021 9:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Manuel Cova

Billy wrenn Dec 13 2021 7:58 PM

On behalf of the Parish of St. Francis de Sales(St. Ann & St. Anthony) I would like to offer my condolences to the family of Manuel on the occasion of his death. We will pray for the happy repose of his soul.
Father Al Fontana, Pastor
St. Francis de Sales

Father Alphonso Fontana Dec 13 2021 3:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Manuel Cova

Angel COVA Dec 13 2021 1:10 PM