Manuel "Butch" Ludovina

June 24, 2019
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Manuel "Butch" Ludovina, age 76 of Lehigh Acres, FL and formerly of East Taunton, the son of the late John and Mary (Enos) Ludovina and the former husband of Shirley (Repoza)  Goodwin, passed away at his residence on June 24, 2019. Butch is also survived by his sons; John Goodwin and his wife Allyson of Spring, TX, Kenneth Goodwin, and his his partner, Jez Magarinos, of Winthrop, MA, a granddaughter Caroline Goodwin of Spring, TX as well as several nieces and Nephews. He was the brother of John and Frank Ludovina, and Alice Rose.

Before retiring, Butch was employed as a pipefitter for several  years, and served his country in the Army during Vietnam.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and spending time in Florida. Most of all Butch cherished time spent with his granddaughter Caroline Goodwin

Mr. Ludovina’s funeral with visitation will begin on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 8:30am in the Silva Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square) Taunton, with a service to begin at 10am. Interment will be privately held.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts made to a charity of one’s choice in Butch’s memory, would be deeply appreciated.

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