June 8, 1945 -January 13, 2021
On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Philip Manzitto, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family.
Philip was born on June 8, 1945 in Omaha, NE. Philip was preceded in death by his parents, Phil and Helen Manzitto; sister, Nancy Phillips; and in-laws, Robert and June Whitbeck. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Manzitto; his children: Anthony (Jeannia), Frank (Natalie), and Paul (Jamie) six grandsons; two granddaughters; thirteen great-grandchildren; many brothers and sisters in-law; nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Philip was a very hard-working man. He was an Omaha Police officer from 1970 – 1980. He owned and operated Manzitto Construction, from 1969 until he retired in 2008. Phil worked hard and played hard. He was a talented singer and guitar player, playing in the bands Cherry Tones and the Flamingos for many years. He also enjoyed listening to music and traveling with his wife and other family members. His huge smile was infectious, and he never met a stranger!
VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: Monday, January 18th from 5pm to 8pm at the West Center Chapel. SERVICES: Tuesday, 11am, Lutheran Church of the Master, East Campus, 2617 S. 114th St. Entombment: Resurrection Mausoleum. CDC guidelines to be followed.
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