Joseph I. Manzello

1954 - 2014

FITCHBURG -- Joseph I. Manzello, 59, of Fitchburg, died October 6, 2014, in Holden Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Holden, MA after a lengthly battle with ALS.

He was born November 29, 1954, in Leominster, the son of Italio J. and Iona R. (Peck) Manzello. Joseph worked as a custodian at Fitchburg High School retiring in 2011. He was a graduate of Leominster High School, Class of 1973.

Mr. Manzello is survived by his wife of 25 years, Christine A. (Waite) Manzello of Fitchburg, two sons; Joseph Manzello of Chicago, and Aron Imbimbo of Leominster, two daughters; Alicia Manzello of Leominster and Amy Hagnauer of Methuen, along with three sisters; Donna M. Ruggerio and her husband, Joseph of Florida, Linda J. Ringer of Leominster, and Cynthia A. Walker of Hope Valley, RI, four grandchildren; Samantha Larkin, Max Hagnauer, Hannah Hagnauer and Italio Manzello, along with many nieces and nephews.

At Joseph's request, there was no Funeral Services. Wright-Roy Funeral Home, Inc., 109 West St., Leominster, MA directed arrangements.