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Manuel "Manny" Saloio

August 13, 1929 June 20, 2024
Manuel "Manny" Saloio
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Obituary for Manuel "Manny" Saloio

Manuel “Manny” Saloio, was called safely home to God, at the age of 94, on Thursday, June 20, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. A life-long resident of Ludlow, he was born on August 13, 1929, to the late Armelin and Luciana (Ribeiro) Saloio. Manny served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. Upon discharge, he promptly married the love of his life, the late Ida (Silva) Saloio. The two lived a beautiful example of devotion to one another and to their Catholic faith.

He cherished growing up in the large Saloio family and the gift of music they shared. He was an accomplished pitcher and was inducted into the Ludlow High School Sports hall of Fame. Manny retired from a career at Metropolitan Life but loved to share stories of his early days of driving to farms collecting milk for the Daylight Dairy. A longtime member of Ludlow C.C, he adored the game of golf. In retirement he was a golf coach for Wilbraham Monson Academy and for anyone else who sought his wisdom of the game. He will long be remembered for his quick wit and masterful “pun” making.


Manuel was predeceased by his beloved son, Robert, his siblings, Jose, Irene (Methe), Ida (Santos) Aremelin, Carlos and James. He leaves to cherish his memory his brothers; Arthur and Raymond, his children; Susan LaMondia (Thomas), Thomas, (Susan Lapan), his grandchildren Michael, Andrea, Katelyn, Allyson, Matthew, Shelby, Sara and Samantha and his great grandchildren; Brooklyn, Indy, Amelia, Mallory and many nieces and nephews.


Visiting hours at the Ludlow Funeral Home will be Thursday, June 27, 2024, from 5:00-7:00 PM. Family and friends are asked to gather directly at St. Michael's Church, 128 Maple St., East Longmeadow, MA on Friday, June 28, 2024 at 10:00 for a Liturgy of Christian Burial. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will follow at Island Pond Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Robert Saloio to Dana Farber Cancer Institute @danafarber.jimmyfund.org. 

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Visitation

Thursday

27

Jun

5:00 PM 6/27/2024 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/27/2024 7:00:00 PM
Ludlow Funeral Home

432 East St.
Ludlow, MA 01056

Ludlow Funeral Home
432 East St. Ludlow 01056 MA
United States

Funeral Liturgy

Friday

28

Jun

10:00 AM 6/28/2024 10:00:00 AM
St. Michael's Parish

128 Maple Street
East Longmeadow, Ma 01028

St. Michael's Parish
128 Maple Street East Longmeadow 01028 Ma
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Island Pond Cemetery Final Resting Place

499 Center Street
Ludlow, Ma 01056

499 Center Street Ludlow 01056 Ma
United States
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