Joseph John Mannara, 88, died peacefully at home in Rancho Palos Verdes on June 23, 2014. He was born September 6, 1925 in Los Angeles. Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Antoinette Mannara and his grandson, Christopher Symons. He is survived by his son, Anthony Mannara, daughter and son-in-law, Annette and Richard Symons; grandchildren, Anthony Mannara, Jr., his wife Rebecca, Scott Mannara, and Jennifer Symons; great grandchildren, Anthony, III (Tripp), Luca, Ani, Chloe, Bella and Nathan Mannara, and Max Nevarez; and three generations of nieces and nephews. Services will take place at Calvary Mortuary and Cemetery, 4201 Whittier Bl., Los Angeles on June 30 2014. Viewing will be in the Mortuary Visitation Room from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM. Funeral Mass will begin at 12:30 PM in the Main Mausoleum Chapel.