PAWTUCKET: Manny Neves, 46, passed unexpectedly on November 22nd, 2010.
Born in Central Falls, the son of Manuel T. and Sally (Seau) Neves of Pawtucket.
Manny was an 8th degree Black Belt World Champion in Muay Thai at the age of 42 and still holds the light - heavy weight title.
Since 1985, he has been a Martial Arts school proprietor and currently the owner of Elite Martial Arts of Lincoln.
He trained with his uncle Bert Neves for many years.
Besides his parents he is survived by two daughters, Gia Neves and Naomi S. Neves, two sisters, Maria Neri and her husband Bob of Exeter, RI and Moi Neves of Pawtucket, two nephews, Gino and Joey Neri, many Aunts, Uncles, cousins, dear friends and his dog, aka his son, Monte.
A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11am from the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln. Burial will be in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. Relatives and friends are invited, calling hours will be held Friday from 5 until 8pm. For online condolences visit www.thekeefefuneralhome.com.