Irene Manuel

Irene Louise Manuel

Berlin—Irene Louise Manuel, 44, of here, departed this life on Monday, February 25, 2013, at Atlantic General Hospital. Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of Bertha (Joe L.) Manuel Sawyer of Berlin and the late Stanford Dennis.

She was a member of The Church of Gospel Faith Revivals, Inc., located on 8439 Lewes Road in Berlin, where she served as a Treasurer, Missionary and Devotional Leader.

Ms. Manuel was owner of "ILM" Day Care in Berlin.

In addition to her mother and stepfather, fond memories will be cherished by: one brother, Jermaine Manuel of Berlin; four stepbrothers; five stepsisters; a special aunt, Marion Pierce of Berlin; one godson, Christopher Brittingham of Berlin; one goddaughter, Lakia Vinson of Berlin; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other aunts, uncles, and friends.

Ms. Manuel will lie in repose on Friday from 6 to 8 PM at New Bethel United Methodist Church located on Germantown Road in Berlin and Saturday from 10 to 11 AM at Calvary Pentecostal Church located on 13325 Worcester Highway in Bishopville. The funeral service will begin at 11 AM. Pastor Gary C. Purnell, Sr. will officiate. Interment will be in Coolspring United Methodist Church Cemetery in Girdletree. A ministry of comfort and dignity is being provided by Lewis N. Watson Funeral Home, PA in Salisbury. Please visit to offer condolences to the family.


Funeral Home

Lewis N. Watson Funeral Home
1618 West Road Extended Salisbury, MD 21801

Published in The Daily Times on Feb. 28, 2013