Gerald C. Manza, 72, of Waretown, NJ, passed on Friday, September 25, 2020. Born in Brooklyn, NY to his late parents, Salvatore and Frances Manza, he formerly resided in Staten Island, NY. Gerald was a retired US Army Officer and employed by the City of New York.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Lucia; three loving children and their spouses, Deirdre and Peter Clementi, Gennaro, Jr. and Shannon Manza and Danielle and Vito Marzarella; three cherished grandchildren, Lucianna Manza, Gennaro Manza III and Ava Clementi and his devoted brother and sister, Charles Manza and Maryann Smith.
Gerald was a loving family man who cherished his children and grandchildren. He loved racing cars, riding horses and football.
Viewing will be Wednesday, September 30, 2020 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM and Thursday, October 1, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 West Bay Ave., Barnegat, NJ. Mass offered Friday, October 2, 2020 at 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Church, Barnegat. Interment to follow in NJ Veterans Cemetery, Arneytown. (www.BarnegatFH.com)
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