Manley Darlene M. Manley, age 57, of Worthington, Ohio, passed away very suddenly after a brief illness on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at OSU Medical Center in Columbus. Darlene is preceded in death by her father Domenic R. Conte. She is survived by her beloved husband of nearly 35 years, Donald Manley; her sons, Domenic (Danielle), Michael (Karly) and Joseph Manley, all of Columbus; her grandchildren, Sophia, Henry and Beatrice; her mother, Ginny Conte of Worthington; her sisters, Barbara Wilcox of Worthington and Sandra Conte of Westerville, Ohio; and numerous other family members and friends. Darlene was an elementary school teacher with the Columbus Public Schools for over 20 years. She was a long-time parishioner of St. Michael Catholic Church in Worthington. Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. FRIDAY at the RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 515 High St., Worthington, Oh 43085 (614)-885-4006. (The funeral home is located on High St. in downtown Worthington 4 blocks south of SR 161.) Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013 at ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5750 North High St., Worthington, OH 43085 with The Reverend Anthony Dinovo, Celebrant. Entombment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Lewis Center, OH. Darlene's family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff of The Ohio State University Medical Center's MIC Unit and to her friends and family for their support, comfort and prayers during this difficult time. If they choose, friends may make memorial contributions to: Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, 2nd Floor, Princeton, NJ 08540 www.autismspeaks.org. Please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the Manley family.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from May 8 to May 9, 2013