In Loving Memory of Donna M. Manger
Donna M. MangerDunmore, PA August 29, 2016 ~ May 7, 2016 Date of Service: May 12, 2016
Donna M. Manger, 69, Dunmore, died Saturday in Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Mary Agnes Corvelli Salico. She was a 1964 graduate of Cathedral High School, Scranton. She received her bachelor's degree and a master's degree in social work from the University of Scranton. Before retirement, she was employed by Allied Services Rehabilitation Hospital.
She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Dunmore, and was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Yankees, for whom she held season tickets.
She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend, who loved all pets, especially her dog, Reggie. Donna overcame many obstacles in her life, and faced each one with courage and strength. One of her proudest moments was being recognized by the Lackawanna County Commission for Women for her commitment to rehabilitation patients.
Donna's family would like to thank the staff at the Geisinger Community Medical Center intensive care and progressive care units for their outstanding nursing care.
Surviving are a daughter, Lori May and husband, Michael, Madison Twp.; three sons, Christopher Manger, Dunmore; Kevin Manger and wife, Heather, Scranton; and Anthony Manger and wife, Ellen, Dunmore; grandchildren, Courtney and Tyler Montaro, Kaycee Sabatino, Marisa and Danielle May, Christopher Manger Jr., Margaret Donna and Joseph Anthony Manger; a brother, Vincent Salico and wife, Geraldine, Clarks Summit; her mother-in-law, Kathryn Manger; brother-in-law, Thomas Manger; sister-in-law, Marilyn Gregorowicz; her devoted cousin, Tina Norkaitis, Clarks Summit; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by her former husband, John Manger; and an infant sister, Mary Jane.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Chestnut Street, Dunmore. Interment in Forest Hill Cemetery, Dunmore. All those attending the Mass are invited to go directly to the church.
Family and friends may call at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore, on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Parents Loving Children Through Autism, P.O. Box 508, Dunmore, PA 18512 or to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411.