Manuel Vila 79, of Harrison died on March 9, 2018 at home.
Visiting will be at The Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny on Monday 4-8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be officiated on Tuesday at 10am at Holy Cross Church, Harrison. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery.
Born in Porto do Son, Spain, Manuel settled in Harrison in 1968.
He worked at The Department of Public Works in Harrison for 12 years. Prior to that, he was a construction worker with Laborers Local 472, Newark for 18 years, He was also a member of The Spanish Club, Newark.
He is the beloved husband of 49 years of Maria Fernandez Vila. Father of Ana Lucas (Dennis) and Noly Scutt. Brother of Juan Vila. Grandfather of D.J., Deana, Emily, Sabrina and Richie.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The Harrison Education Foundation 501 Harrison Street Harrison, N.J. 07029 would be appreciated.