Natale P. “Nat” Manzo

December 13, 2002

U.S. Veteran

US Army

World War II Veteran

NATALE P. “NAT” MANZO – in Woburn, formerly of Millinocket, Maine, December 13th, age 81, beloved husband of Claire C. (Miron) Manzo. Devoted father of Paula C. Manzo of Woburn, and stepfather of Michael A. Oskar of Woburn and Mark P. Oskar and his wife Susan of Wilmington. Dear brother of Raffalina “Effie??? Forshner of Natick, Carmen Doe and her husband John of Medway, ME, Paul and his wife Virginia “Ginger??? of Lynn, Eugene, Jr. and his wife Margaret, Joseph, Angelo and his wife Mary Elaine, Frederick and his wife Cathy, and Robert and his wife Carol, all of Millinocket, ME, and the late Carl, John, and Johnny Manzo, Antoinette Lowell, Barbara Hale, and Esther Porter. Loving grandfather of Alison Leonard of Woburn. Also survived by 4 stepgrandsons, Mark, Jonathan, Colin, and Sean Oskar. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Monday, December 16th, at 9:15 a.m. Funeral mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 100 Washington St., Woburn, at 10. Calling hours Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn. Late member Carmen’s Union Local 589.

OBITUARY:

Natale P. Manzo, a native of Millinocket, passed away at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford, Massachusetts, early Friday, December 13th, following a long illness. The husband of Claire C. (Miron) Manzo for the past forty years, he was eighty-one.

Mr. Manzo, known to family and friends as “Nat???, was one of fifteen children born to Eugene and Mary (Moscone) Manzo. He was educated in Millinocket schools and worked for the Great Northern Paper Company in Millinocket. After serving in the Army during World War II, he took up residence in Melrose, Massachusetts for a short period of time.

He was employed first by the Eastern Massachusetts Transit Company as a bus driver, and then by the MBTA as a carman. He retired about fifteen years ago after having worked for the transit company for over forty years. He had made his home in Woburn, Massachusetts since 1962. Mr. Manzo was a longtime member of the Carmen’s Union Local 589.

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Antoinette Lowell, Barbara Hale, and Esther Porter, and three brothers, John, Carl, and Johnny Manzo.

Surviving in addition to his wife Claire are his daughter, Paula C. Manzo of Woburn, two stepsons, Michael A. Oskar of Woburn and Mark P. Oskar and his wife Susan of Wilmington, MA, his siblings, Raffalina “Effie??? Forshner of Natick, MA, Carmen Doe and her husband John of Medway, ME, Paul Manzo and his wife Virginia “Ginger??? of Lynn, MA, Eugene Manzo, Jr. and his wife Margaret, Joseph Manzo, Angelo Manzo and his wife Mary Elaine, Frederick Manzo and his wife Cathy, and Robert Manzo and his wife Carol, all of Millinocket.

He was the beloved grandfather of Alison Leonard of Woburn, and he also leaves four stepgrandsons, Mark, Jonathan, Colin, and Sean Oskar.

The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Monday, December 16th, at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 100 Washington St., Woburn, at 10. Interment will follow in Woodbrook Cemetery, Woburn.

Calling hours at the funeral home are on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

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  1. Dearest Paula:
    What a ANGEL you are! I’m sorry to see The ICON of our family pass. Uncle Nat will always be remembered so fondly in our hearts. You Dear, are the ANGEL daughter and cousin! What a special lady you are! My thoughts are with you and Aunt Claire, along with the rest of the family.
    With Much love, Danny

  2. Dear Claire, Paula and family, Please accept our sincere condolences and know that thoughts and prayers have been with you all. Nat was a sweetie and we enjoyed his visits when he came home very much. The Manzo Family has certainly had their share of grief; we pray that you will have good health and happiness in 2003. Love, Tib and Dick

  3. To The Manzo Family:

    Sincere condolences on the loss of your brother, Nat. I can only imagine the pain you must all feel as your grieve and mourn another brother.

    My heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Sincerely,

    Jim Ouellette
    Stimson-Ouellette Funeral Home
    Ashland, Maine

  4. Kevin Megno Sr.
    My thoughts and prayers are with your family in the time of the loss of a loved one. May the Lord shine down on you all and give you the faith that you will be reunited again some day.

  5. From: Joyce Ouellette

    My deepest, heartfelt sympathies to all of Nat’s family. I have fond memories of Nat when I was a youngster…always kind to my mother. I know how hard it is to lose a loved one, and especially during the holiday. God Bless you all with Peace in your hearts.

  6. To the family of Nat Manzo: We send our deepest sympahty to all the family of Nat. His wife, Claire and daughter, Paula and sons, Michael and Mark and all the extended family. Nat was the brother to my brother in law, John Manzo, husband of Darlene, who was my sister. I have many memories of all the family and so many of the memories are around Darlene and John’s kitchen table always loaded with plenty of food and drink. Please know that your thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Sincerely, Sharon and Bill Hallett, Millinocket, ME.

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