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Emmanuel "Manny" Gonzales

April 11, 1934 – December 21, 2022

Emmanuel Gonzales
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Emmanuel “Manny” Gonzales, 88, of Manchester, died Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at Community Medical Center in Toms River after a long battle with cancer.
Born and raised in Jersey City, he lived in Edison from 1965–1981 and then Morris Township for 21 years before moving to The Renaissance of Manchester in 2001. He met the love of his life at the age of 17 and was married in 1957 after serving in the US Army for two years. Manny earned his Bachelor of Science at Seton Hall University and completed graduate studies at NYU. Manny held various officer positions in systems and programming in the banking industry before retiring in 1999. Manny was a man of great faith and served as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion and an RCIA instructor. He was a parishioner of St John’s Church and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Manny had a great passion for sports and was an avid fan of the NY Yankees and the NY Giants. He played softball into his 80s and was the Commissioner of the Manchester Senior Softball League for 10 years. He also served as the president of Pop Warner Football in Edison and President of his Toastmasters International chapter.
He is predeceased by his son, Michael Gonzales in 1963. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lois Gonzales, children, Lisa Falcone, Mark, Eric (Gina), Linda Long (John), sister, Dolores Gonzales, 8 grandchildren, Derek (Katie), Vincent, Thomas, Gianna, Carly, Michael, Jessica, Bella, and 2 great grandchildren, Whittaker and Theodore.
Visitation is Tuesday, December 27, 2022, 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday at 11 am at St John’s Church, Lakehurst. Interment to follow at Brigadier Gen William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Wounded Warrior Project, 370 7th Avenue, NY, NY 10001.

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First Visitation

When December 27, 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Oliverie Funeral Home
Address
2925 Ridgeway Road
Manchester, NJ 08759
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Second Visitation

When December 27, 2022 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Oliverie Funeral Home
Address
2925 Ridgeway Road
Manchester, NJ 08759
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Mass Information

When
December 28, 2022 11:00am
Location
St John RC Church
Address
619 Chestnut St
Lakehurst, NJ 08733

Interment Information

When
December 28, 2022 12:30am
Location
Brig. Gen. Wm C. Doyle NJ Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Address
350 Province Line Rd
North Hanover, NJ 08562
Resting Place Extra Info
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