Obituary of Angelo Charles Manganiello
Angelo “Charles” Manganiello, 104, of West Pittston, passed away Friday evening at River Run Health Care, surrounded by his family.
Born in West Pittston he was a son of the late Luigi and Carmella Parente Manganiello and was a graduate of the West Pittston High School. An Army Veteran of World War II, Charlie often told stories of spending all of the war in San Francisco. During his service to our country he received several accomodations. He received the American Defense medal, Good Conduct medal, World War II Victory medal, and the American Campaign medal. Upon his discharge from the service, Charlie worked for Union Paper Supply for over 30 years.
Charlie loved jigsaw puzzles. His famous 18,000-piece puzzle hangs framed in his living room. He never had children of his own, he had his nieces and nephews that he loved like his children. He loved his home where he was born and raised and he enjoyed life.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Mary, Angeline, Joseph, Margaret, John, Assunta (Sue), James and sister in laws, Connie and Antionette.
Charlie is survived by his nieces and nephews Carmella (Joseph) Faust, Louis (Dorothy), John (Marliee), James (Deborah), Ann and Sharon (Glenn) Weaver, 9 great-nieces and nephews and 12 great-great nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday at 10:30am in Corpus Christi Parish at 605 Luzerne Avenue, West Pittston with the Monsignor John Sempa as the celebrant. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wyoming. Relatives and Friends may attend a viewing for Charlie in Corpus Christi Parish from 9:30am until mass time at 10:30am.
The Family would like to extend their thanks to the second-floor nursing staff at River Run for their loving care and concern for Charlie these past several months.
In lieu of flowers may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude’s Place Memphis, Tn. 38105
Arrangements are by the Howell-Lussi Funeral Home Inc., 509 Wyoming Avenue, West Pittston.
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