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Born: Jul 04, 1956

Date of Passing: May 13, 2021

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the recent passing of our brother and friend, Amanuel Barnabas, at the Health Sciences Centre (HSC) in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 13, 2021, at 11:55 p.m.
Amanuel was born on July 4, 1956 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and made a wonderful life for himself after immigrating to Canada, where he spent the last 35+ years of his life leading up to his passing.
He worked at the Grace Hospital as a Health Care Aide for many years, and was well loved and appreciated by his colleagues. Amanuel retired from his career two years ago and was enjoying his retirement prior to his illness.
His family and friends wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at HSC for their exceptional care and support.
Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 starting at 1:00 p.m. at Green Acres Funeral Home & Cemetery, Winnipeg, MB. Please join us virtually by accessing the Livestream through
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to G.R.C.O.M Inc. (Geez Rite Catholic Organization of Manitoba).

Funeral Home & Cemetery
Hwy. #1 East at Navin Road, Winnipeg, MB
(204) 222 3241
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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on May 18, 2021

Condolences & Memories (5 entries)

  • I had the pleasure of working with Manny for 5 years at The Grace. He was always the bright spot in your day. A beautiful smile, a kind word or a hug when things were rough. Gone far too soon. My heart goes out to all who loved him and will be missing him. - Posted by: Shannon (Coworker ) on: May 23, 2021

  • My sincere condolences to Manny's family. I was fortunate enough to have worked with him for many years in the Home Care System. Manny had a wonderful personality and could lift the spirits of all his patients. His genuine sense of caring as well as his professionalism were remarkable. He was the kind of person you wanted to be there for you if every you needed help a great caregiver indeed. - Posted by: Gerry Richard (former coworker ) on: May 20, 2021

  • I am sorry to hear of Manny's passing. I enjoyed working with Manny on 3S and on ETU. He had a wonderful sense of humor and it was a pleasure to know such a good person as Manny. He was well respected. Although we had both retired I still fondly remember our warm greetings with a hug and a pleasant smile when we worked together. Sincere sympathy to Manny's family and may you find peace and comfort to know that others care. - Posted by: Sandra Coleman (Coworker and Friend) on: May 18, 2021

  • My deepest condolences. Here lies a great man who has left a wonderful legacy behind. He was larger than life and he lived it to the fullest. Now that he has gone may all the beautiful memories be a blessing to you and your family. You will be missed. - Posted by: solomon kassegen (friend) on: May 18, 2021

  • My deepest and most sincere condolences to Manny‚Äôs family. Manny, you were one of a kind! You were a kind and gentle human being. I loved working alongside you on 3 South at Grace Hospital as you always had a smile on your face. You will be truly missed! - Posted by: Aric Kam (Colleague) on: May 18, 2021

Green Acres Funeral Home and Cemetery

Green Acres Funeral Home and Cemetery

No. 1 Hwy. E. & Navin Rd. (Map)
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