CONNIE MANZO EAST CHICAGO, IN
Connie Manzo, age 93, a very loving and devoted mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on September 18, 2013. She is survived by her loving children: Lydia (Jerry) Reidelbach, Marylou "LuLu" (late Joe "Chato") Martinez, Ray Manzo, Ricardo (Ines), and Lisa (Rob) Aguirre; siblings: Armando Aguirre and Tina Pena; grandchildren: Monsi (TC) Corsbie, JoJo Martinez, Missy (Bill) Balachowski, Shelly (Alex) Jerzyk, Tracy (Bryan) Sabuco, Rachel (Edwin) Aviles, Heather (Ray) Camarillo, Jennifer Manzo, Ricardo Jr., Sergio Manzo, Robert, Alexis, and Chase Aguirre; 12 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Connie was preceded in death by her husband, Ramon Manzo; dear friend, Manuel Mosqueda; parents: Jesus and Refugia Aguirre; siblings; Jesse Aguirre, Hope Aguirre, Lily Aguirre, Helen Rose, and Dora Lawson. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. from the OLESKA-PASTRICK Funeral Home, 3934 Elm Street, East Chicago, IN (one block north of Columbus Dr.-US 12). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 135th and Deodar Street, East Chicago, IN. At rest St. John Cemetery, Hammond, IN. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday from 3:00-8:00 p.m. and also on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service all at the OLESKA-PASTRICK Funeral Home. Connie was known and loved by many. She had a way with people which later helped her when she joined Stanley Home Products. She retired from Stanley in 1985 after 50 years of service. In 1940, Connie was crowned "La Primera Reina de las Fiestas Patrias de East Chicago, Harbor. She was a beautiful Queen. Connie was a parishioner of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and a member of the prayer group. She had a very strong faith in God and in prayer; always willing and offering prayer for those in need. Connie will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. For information, call the OLESKA-PASTRICK Funeral Home at (219) 398-0938.
Oleska-Pastrick Funeral Home Inc
3934 Elm St East Chicago, IN 46312
Published in The Times from Sept. 20 to Sept. 22, 2013