Emmanuel (Mano) Pierre Tangas passed away in Salmon Arm after a lengthy battle with diabetes. He was born in Greece, moving with his family to BC in the early 1970’s.
Mano spent most of his adult years working as a chef at several establishments within BC and Alberta. He enjoyed the outdoors and lived life to the fullest with his family and large group of friends.
He is survived by his son Peter William Statsmann and daughter-in-law Alisha Beday of Kamloops, BC as well as a large extended family. He is predeceased by his father Peter Tangas, as well as his son Paul Emmanuel Tangas-Statsmann who passed away unexpectedly on Apr. 30, 2006.
A celebration of life will be held Thurs. Apr. 17th at 1 pm at the Kamloops Funeral Home. Viewing will take place for family and friends between 12 and 1 pm. Cremation to follow. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Kamloops Funeral Home.