MANISTA, Frank J.

MANISTA, Frank J.

MANISTA, Frank J., age 78.  Passed away peacefully on March 31.  Loving husband of 54 years to Carol (nee Schwartz).  Dear father of Frank Jr., (Sharon), Cathleen Barnard, (Butch), and Laurie Titran (Robert).  Cherished grandfather of Brian and Emily Manista; David, Christian and Melody Barnard.  Dear brother of Joseph (Patricia) and Alicia DeFort (Joseph). 

Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, April 3 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Bosco Catholic Church.  Interment, Brooklyn Heights Cemetery.  VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (between Ridge and Snow), WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2 FROM 2-8 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make contributions in Frank’s name to Sisters of the Incarnate Word, 6618 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts., OH 44130, or Holy Family Hospice, 6707 State Rd., Parma, OH 44134. 

To offer online condolences, please visit www.ZaborFH.com.  

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  1. Sharon Manista on March 31st, 2014 9:38 pm

    Prayers go out to my family and I ask the Dear Lord to keep us strong during this time of loss.
    My Father-in- Law was a very caring and giving person I will miss him dearly,
    Dad rest in peace I will never forget you. I love you.

  2. Kimberly Evans on April 1st, 2014 6:09 am

    Where there is love there is life…may he rest in peace. So sorry.

  3. Bob & Joyce Milluzzi on April 1st, 2014 8:59 am

    Our dear friend Frank may be gone from us here, but he will never be forgotten in our hearts. We will always remember all the good and fun times we had with you and Carol. Our hearts go out to your loving wife, Carol ,and your entire family to be able to have the strength to go on without you. Rest in peace Frank. Love, Bob & Joyce

  4. Sammy Taylor on April 1st, 2014 11:23 am

    Laurie
    You and your family are in my prayers.
    God Bless
    Sammy Taylor

  5. Anne Chaly on April 1st, 2014 12:20 pm

    Our hearts & prayers are with all of you. Frank was a wonderful man. We are so glad to have known him and to share happy memories with all of you.

  6. Rebekah on April 1st, 2014 12:25 pm

    Dear Manista Family,
    I am so sorry to have read of your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. Something that I have personally found to be of great comfort is what the Bible says at John 5:28,29 as well as Revelaiton 21:4. In these verses we find comforting promises of a much better future in which the causes we now have for suffering will no longer exist. Knowing this has always comforted me and it is my sicnere hope that these thoughts comfort your family as well. Again I am so sorry for your loss.

    Rebekah

  7. Bob & Joyce Milluzzi on April 1st, 2014 12:44 pm

    Frank, We will miss you dear friend. Our hearts go out to Carol and your family in their great loss. We will always remember all the good times and fun we had together with you and Carol. Peace be with your family . God bless you Frank. Your friends, Bob & Joyce.

  8. Pat Beck on April 1st, 2014 2:58 pm

    Carol and family. My sincere condolence for your lost. You and Frank were a beautiful and kind couple. He is now your guardian angel. Our prayers are with you.

  9. Emily Manista on April 1st, 2014 10:53 pm

    To the only grandpa I’ve had- I will miss you everyday! I will always cherish the memories. All the family jokes and special places you took us & things you taught us. No holiday or special occasion will ever be the same without you. I love you Grandpa!!! Rest in peace & I know you will continue to watch over all of us. <3

  10. Sharon Dean on April 2nd, 2014 8:41 am

    Laurie –

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad…and my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
    May he rest in peace
    Take care –

    Sharon

  11. Bob and Carol Chipka on April 2nd, 2014 11:27 am

    Carol and Family———–Bob and I wish we could be at your side today. It is very hard to be so far away from good friends at this time. Frank and your family are in our prayers. Our wish is that you feel Gods arms around you and will give you peace.
    God bless you ———All our love————- Bob and Carol

  12. Janine on April 2nd, 2014 2:25 pm

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Frank was a wonderful man and we were blessed to have known him. “Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you during this time of sadness”.

    David and Janine Shefferly

  13. Joe Futey Jr. on April 2nd, 2014 8:55 pm

    Laurie and Family,

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I know my father spent many an enjoyable afternoon in the little corner of Cleveland occupied by M&M Auto. I am blessed to have many fond memories of your father as well. Please accept my condolences.

    Warmest regards,

    Joe Futey Jr.

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