September 29, 1935 –February 8th, 2012
Following a brief illness, Carlo passed away peacefully on February 8, 2012 at the Foothills Hospital. He was predeceased by two infant sons, his parents Marino and Gina, and his eldest brother Joe. He is survived by his wife of fifty six years Gerry (nee Gentles), sons Leonard (Nancy) and Stephen (Julie), and precious granddaughter Ella. He is also survived by his brother Arnold and a large extended family in Canada and Italy.
Carlo was a teacher at Bishop Grandin High School for over thirty years. With his good friend Mary Lou Mastromonaco, he especially enjoyed organizing and leading many student trips to Europe each year at Easter time. He was very active with the Alberta Teachers Association and served two terms as President of Local 55. For over forty years Carlo was a member of the Corpus Christi Catholic Church Choir, and most recently enjoyed singing in the tenor section of the Calgary Italian Choir.
Special thanks to Dr. Reuben Eng and Carlo’s attending nurses. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make a donation in Carlo’s memory to the FMC-Intensive Care Unit c/o the Calgary Health Trust at www.calgaryheathtrust.ca or by mail at 800, 11012 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary AB T2J 6A5.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Corpus Christi Catholic Church (Corner of 4th Street and Northmount Drive N.W.) on Tuesday February 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Carlo Manzara, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences