January 19, 1921 - November 9, 2018
New Windsor, NY
Manuel Peters, long time resident of New Windsor, NY passed away on November 9, 2018 at the Sapphire Nursing Home in Newburgh. He was 97 years old.
Manny was born in Lowell, Massachusetts on January 19, 1921. He was the first-born son of Gregory and Maria Peters who immigrated to the United States from Portugal. He faithfully served his country during World War II and was Honorably Discharged from the Army in 1946. Shortly after his military discharge, he married the love of his life Laura Gomes Peters.
Manny was always a hard worker who had more than one job most of his life. He was employed by Dupont Chemical, Highland National Bank, and the New Windsor School System just to name a few.
Manny was predeceased by his sisters: Mary (Joe) Vale and Virginia (Vincent) DaSilva.
He is survived by his wife, Laura Peters; brother, Gregory Peters; nephews, Jim (Donna) DaSilva and Greg (Beth) DaSilva; nieces, Julianne (Stewart) Yaeger and Linda (Fred) Greene.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday November 13 at Brooks Funeral Home located at 481 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550.
A private military burial service will be held for his family only.
To send a personal condolence, please visit www.Brooksfh.com or call 845-561-8300.