Jude Allen Manuella

September 25, 1968 ‒ April 08, 2016

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD:  People just loved Jude Manuella! He was kind, and witty, and fun-loving. Dedicated to his family, Jude was an amazing hard worker who was characterized by compassion. Through the good times and bad, the Lord was faithful, and Jude refused to allow an illness to defeat him.

The Lord has been faithful again, calling Jude to himself Friday evening April 8, 2016. Jude was 47.

Born September 25, 1968 in Sandusky, Jude was graduated from Sandusky St. Mary’s High School in 1987 and attended carpenter’s school.  For the past two years he worked as a supervisor at Cardington Yutaka.

Though he enjoyed playing basketball and golf, Jude spent much time coaching – 13 years coaching junior high and high school basketball in local schools – a gig he loved almost as much as coaching his children’s soccer, baseball, basketball and football teams.

Jude was a member of CitiChurch.

He is survived by his wife Stephanie (Campbell) Manuella, whom he married July 1, 1995; their children Olivia, Derek and Trevor; his father Johnny Manuella of Sandusky; brother Thom (Stacey) Manuella of Marblehead; sister Cindy (Angelo) Urso of Sandusky; father-in-law and mother-in-law Rick & Kathy Campbell of Mansfield; brother-in-law Toby (Melanie) Campbell of Mt. Pleasant, NC; nephews and niece Jonathan, Scott, Brandon, Cory, Vincent, Dominic, Luco, Christian, Keagan and Madalyn; and extended family members.

He was preceded in death by his mother Betty Manuella and brother and sister-in-law Jeff & Debbie Manuella.

A worship service, giving glory to God for the life of Jude Manuella will be held Monday, April 11, 2016 at 1 p.m. in CitiChurch, 541 State Route 97 W, Bellville, with Pastor Micah Pelkey officiating. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery. The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is handling funeral arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to a college fund for his children may be made at the funeral, or forwarded to the funeral home: P.O. Box 3085, Mansfield, Ohio 44904 (please make checks payable: Stephanie Manuella).

Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve Jude’s family, send them a message of love and support – and watch Jude’s tribute video – online at: SnyderFuneralHomes.com


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  • My thoughts and prayers are with you your precious family. So sorry for your loss.

  • Sending our prayers of comfort to the entire family. We are so sorry for your loss.

  • Sending our thoughts and prayers to your family. May God’s peace be with you

  • Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Thinking and praying for the entire family. Much love,
    The Atwell’s

  • My prayers are with your family. May God’s peace, strength, and love surround your family.

  • Sending our love and prayers in this time of loss. May God comfort and hold you.

  • You all are in our prayers as you walk in this hard, hard time. May you have many happy memories and sweet comfort from the Great Comforter.

  • Jude was one of the most funniest guy I knew. I meant Jude back in junior high at the Summer Recreation for us kids guided by Coach Roth! My heart goes out to his wife, children and family. May you have fond memories, peace and strength! God Bless you!

  • Sending my love and prayers for all of you! Sorry for your loss and may God’s love and blessings surround each of you.

  • Sending thoughts and prayers for all of you. Hold on to the fond memories. Blessings to each of you!

  • Stephanie and family I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I didn’t know Jude but knowing you and your family he was a great guy. I will be praying for you. It was great seeing you all at the Benefit. You have a great family that will keep you strong through your time of need . RIP Jude you will be missed

  • So sorry for the loss of your beloved husband and dad; our hearts ache for you all. We are praying that you feel the love of Jesus holding you close.
    The Hosey Family

  • So sorry for your precious loss. Praying that you will know Gods peace , comfort and healing.

  • My heart is aching for all of you!! Many prayers are being said. I love you all ❤️

  • Thoughts and prayers to the entire Manuella family. May God’s love surround you at this difficult time.

  • Stephanie with broken hearts we pray for comfort and the peace that passes all understanding for you and all your family and that you may cling to the Hope and the Word we have in Jesus.

  • Please accept my deepest condolences. I am praying for strength and comfort for you at this time.

  • Our heartfelt condolences goes out to the entire Manuella family. May God give you courage & strength to face the days ahead. Olivia, Derek, & Trevor, know that your dad loved you very much & he will always be by your side. Carry his love for you wherever you may go. Treasure the memories, for they will last a lifetime. Rest in peace Jude, you will be missed.

  • Stephanie and family. Our deepest sympathy to all of you! We are so saddened by the news of Jude’s passing . Such a great guy! He will surely he missed! Our thoughts and prayers to all of you!

  • My sympathies go to his family and friends!
    You will be missed dearly!
    Rest now. Be at peace. Go with much love from us all.

  • I didn’t know you, but after watching you video keepsake, I feel like I do!! Comfort and Peace to your friends and family!!

  • Mrs. Manuella, I know you may not remember but I helped Olivia in 4th grade as a student teacher. I saw this in the paper today and was deeply saddened. My sincerest condolences are with you and your family at this time. I will pray for Jude and all of your family.

  • Family Jude God be with you time loss. Have my sympathy and condolences. I work with Jude at CYT

  • So sorry for your loss. In the short time we got to know each other, I knew right away what a wonderful husband, father and friend he was. God has a purpose, even though we might not understand or think it is fair, he needed Jude to help in that purpose. He will be gazing down from Heaven with a smile and just as proud as ever of Olivia, Derek and Trevor. Stephanie will make him giggle with something silly she has done. Jude will forever be with all of us in our hearts, thoughts and spirit. He will be missed.

    Raynette Curley

  • Our deepest sympathy to your family. Sending love and prayers to all.

    The Curley Family
    John, Raynette, Dakota, Tanner, Hunter and Colton.

  • So very sorry for your loss. Keeping you and the kids in my prayers.

    Peggy and Ron Hubbard

  • First of all Stephanie I’m so so sorry for the loss of Jude. God bless you and the kids at this sad time . Me and my husband got to know Jude when he would work at Jimmys , We have know Tommy when he first bought the bar. Our thoughts and prayers are coming your way and may God give you the strength to get though this rough time. love and God Bless Dan and Dovie Sehlmeyer

  • I am so sorry to hear this. I have some great memories of Jude from working together at Union Chain. I seen the sea-doos in the video I got you guys from my cousin’s shop back in the day. Jude will be missed, may God Bless you all.

  • Jude was a GREAT friend and I found him to always be TRUE to EVERYONE and EVERYTHING he touched. He demonstrated Christian character in many ways and he touched my heart as I watched him interact with people. I will miss his friendship immensely, especially on the golf courses we would play!
    I just know he is already hitting the long one “up there”!!

  • Stephanie, I was your business teacher in your senior year at Madison. I just read in the newspaper where your husband passed away. Please know that I am so sorry for your loss. My heart aches for you, your children and all family members.

  • Val and I are so sorry for your tragic loss and also sorry our schedules won’t allow us to attend Jude’s services. Be assured we have been praying for you and your family and will continue!

  • Words cannot express enough how deeply sorry we are at the loss of our high school classmate. Jude had a wonderful, fun-loving spirit and caring heart. We will be thinking of you and praying for your peace and comfort in the days ahead.

  • So sorry for your loss. I don’t know what to say except we love you and if you or your kids ever wanna talk, we are here.

  • My deepest sympathies go out to the Manuella family. Jude will always be remembered. God bless his soul.

  • So sorry to hear of Jude’s passing but all the same rejoicing in his eternal reward received. May the peace of God be upon the Manuella and Campbell families!

  • Stephanie, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.

  • Words cannot express our sorrow knowing what a profound loss your family has had to endure for the loss of your beloved husband and father. May the Lord’s peace and strength be with you all during this difficult time and that you take comfort knowing that his sunset here on earth has given rise to his glorious sunrise in Heaven. Keeping you in our hearts and prayers. Sincerely, Carol Arnett

  • So sorry to learn of Jude’s passing….so grateful for the promise of heaven!