Winifred R. Manzo, 87

Winifred R. Manzo, 85, of Wampum, finally free of the pain she suffered with for years, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Rochester Manor following a longterm illness.

Born October 23, 1931 in Wampum, PA, she was the daughter of the late James Kirkwood and Helen Nagel Kirkwood.

She was a member of Wampum Methodist Church, and a former member of St. Monica’s in Wampum. She was last employed at the Airway Luggage Company. She graduated from Wampum High School. She enjoyed word search books. Her most treasured time was spent with family.

Survivors include three daughters, Patty (Chuck) Shoemaker of Chippewa, PA, Debby (Cliff) Ziegler of Somerset, PA, and Linda (Scott) Creed of Imperial, PA; brother, John (Joanne) Kirkwood of Wampum, PA; 7 grandchildren, Kristy Reitz; Brian and Eric Shoemaker, Chad and Brett Zeigler, Chelsey Miller, and Amber Creed; 12 great grandchildren;

She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, William “Punzo” who passed in 2009, her parents, her brothers James, Bob, Eugene, and Walter, two sisters Delores Talley, and Tippy LaPenta.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday June 20, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm and from 6 to 8 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main St. Wampum.

Funeral Services will be held at the Marshall Funeral Home, on June 21, 2017 at 11 am with Rev. Todd Davis officiating.

Interment will follow in the Clinton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the donors favorite charity.

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5 thoughts on “Winifred R. Manzo, 87

  1. I am so sorry to hear of my Aunt passing away. The comfort I get is to know she is no longer in pain and she is in the loving arms of our Heavenly Father. Rest in peace Aunt Winnie, how I dearly loved you , and the love you gave me when I was a little girl. You will be missed.

  2. Sending good vibes to the Manzo family.
    I absolutely adored Aunt Winnie. My wife and I loved stopping by and sitting on her porch to just talk.
    I am very sad to hear of her passing.
    PJ & Nicole Kirkwood

  3. Sending our thoughts and prayers to your family. We remember all the conversations Winnie had with us and how proud she was of her family. The legacy of her love is reflected in all of you.
    May God keep you wrapped in his arms even tighter as you go through this difficult time.

  4. Im so sorry about the passing of your loving Mother. She was a very special lady and I loved her very much. Please know my heart is with you and your beautiful family.
    Winnie is at peace now and will be joining Bill. She missed him terribly . They were quite a pair.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you always. With much love.
    Ruth SchwarzkopfR

  5. I remember spending a lot of time at the Manzo house while I was in high school. Winnie had such a wonderful laugh and smile. She was such a kind person.

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