Elaine Manuele, 93, of Hazleton, died Wednesday afternoon, November 27th, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Her husband, the late Anthony Mario Manuele, preceded her in 1967.
Born in Weston, PA, she was the daughter of the late Anthony Leonard and Angeline Troyan Manjone. She was generous, funny, independent, a lover of the written word and the beauty of nature, deeply concerned with the spiritual well-being of others.
Surviving are her children, daughters Elaine Mary Manuele Suarez (Raul), and Nina Helen Manuele Siegel (William); and sons Salvatore Manuele (Judy), Bryan A. Manuele (Lisa), Colin Gerard Manuele, Dean Joseph Manuele (Nancy), and Terrill Francis Manuele; grandchildren, Christina Manuele, Father Christopher Manuele, Theresa Manuele, Angela Manuele Gall, Dominick Manuele, Michelle Sitkowski, Juliette Manuele, and Bryan J. Manuele; great-grandchildren, Katarina Skokna, Jessica Manuele, Zachary Romero, Maximillion Romero, Alex Gall, Alaina Gall, Anthony Bautista-Manuele, Alexandria Sitkowski, and Ryan Sitkowski; a sister, Constance Zivanovich; brother, Roger W. Manjone (Susan); sister-in-law, Clara Manjone; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Anthony John Manuele in 1980; her sisters, Rachel Marie Orosz and Jean M. Horvath; and brothers Joseph Anthony Manjone, Leonard Anthony Manjone, and Richard George Manjone.
The funeral will be Thursday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Queen of Heaven Parish in Our Lady of Grace Church, 750 North Vine St., Hazleton, to be celebrated by her grandson, Father Christopher Manuele. Friends may call at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment to follow in Most Precious Blood Cemetery in Hazleton.
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