George M. Manzulich Jr., 77, of Latrobe, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at his home. Born Oct. 7, 1944, in Latrobe, he was a son of the late George Manzulich Sr. and Mary E. (Uhall) Manzulich. George was a member of St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Bradenville, and in his younger years he was an altar server at St. John's Orthodox Church, Wilpen. He had been an avid golfer and enjoyed hunting and woodworking. George loved cars and enjoyed racing, especially his Cobra. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Barbara King, Doris Panichelle and Jane Zurick. George is survived by his wife, Cheryl A. (Noel) Manzulich, of Latrobe; three daughters, Renee L. Jessee and her husband, Roland, of Latrobe, Georgia A. Bosetti and her husband, Jeffrey, of Latrobe, and Lora L. Reich and her husband, Ronald, of Latrobe; two sisters, Margaret Brant and her husband, William, of Latrobe, and Karen Beard and her husband, Steve, of Latrobe; a sister-in-law, Barbara Rusher and her husband, Byron, of Latrobe; nine grandchildren, Kristen Hochstein, Jon Blackburn, Brittany Greece, Brittany Holly, Brandon Thomas, Courtney Bosetti, Nathan Thomas, Christopher Reich and Ian Jessee; three great-grandchildren, Barrett, Stella and Austin; and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Valerie Winter and staff at Jefferson Gateway Foot and Ankle, additionally to Dr. Geskin and staff at Greater Pittsburgh Vascular Associates for their excellent care and compassion. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the LOPATICH-BRINKER FUNERAL HOME LLC., 601 Weldon St., Latrobe. The Divine Liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church, Bradenville. Interment will follow at Unity Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook, send condolences or share a story, please visit www.lopatichbrinker.com
Published by Tribune Review from Nov. 25 to Nov. 26, 2021.