Joseph J. “Joe” Manz

December 20, 1924 ‒ May 30, 2010

Sunbury, Ohio

Joseph J. “Joe” Manz, 85 of Sunbury, died Sunday morning at Sunrise Assisted Living in Worthington.

Born December 20, 1924 in Saginaw, MI to the late Joseph and Anna (Kihn) Manz. A WWII Army Air Corp Veteran and a retired security guard for General Motors Tech Center in Warren, Mi. Member of St John Neumann Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

Joe enjoyed gardening growing both vegetables and flowers, hunting and fishing with his father in his youth. Midnight Christmas Mass with his family and staying up the rest of the night was a special memory

Survived by his wife of 60 years: Marian (Yurko) Manz and they were married November 26, 1949; son: Peter (Tracey) Manz of Lewis Center; daughters: Kathleen Hofer of Rochester Hills, MI, Cheryl Darlene Manz of Macomb Township, MI; grandchildren: Sarah Hofer, Michael, Hofer, Peter “Trey” Manz III, Tara Manz.

Friends may call Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury, prayer service at 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday 11 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 9633 St Rt 37 E., Sunbury with Fr. David Sizemore celebrant. Military graveside services provided by the Delaware County Veterans Association following the Mass.

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