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Vitto Manzullo

Vitto Manzullo

MANZULLO

Vitto Manzullo, 66, of Sparta, IL; born on January 22, 1956 in Red Bud, IL the son of Luca and Zeta (Strickland) Manzullo; passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was a devoted husband, father, and grandpa.  God was always first in his life and it showed by the way he lived.  Anything that had to do with creation was fascinating to him.  Vitto wasn’t afraid to work with his hands and enjoyed building different things.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother – Louis Manzullo; son-in-law – Matthew Collins; father-in-law – James Bowlby.

Vitto is survived by his loving wife – Nancy (Bowlby) Manzullo of Sparta, IL to whom he married in 1974 and they cherished 47 years together; three daughters – Mindy Collins of Pensacola, FL, Melissa (Jamie) Brooks of Sparta, IL, and Marci (Tim) Wilkes of Sparta, IL; six grandchildren – Cameron Wilkes, Alexis Kempfer, Aleysha “Nikki” Kempfer, Ashley Kempfer, Lucas Brooks, and Isabella Brooks; one great grandchild – Kyrie Kempfer; one brother – Frank Manzullo of Chester, IL; two sisters – Rita (Tom) Slaughter of Pekin, IL and Annie Wilkerson of Chester, IL; two brothers-in-law – J.D. Bowlby of Sparta, IL and Jeff (Jane) Bowlby of Sparta, IL; three sisters-in-law – Kathy (Rusty) Loucks of Sparta, IL, Shari (Mike) Yankey of Ellis Grove, IL, and Lisa (Mark) Stirnaman of Waterloo, IL; mother-in-law – Peggy Bowlby of Sparta, IL.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Meal Train Ministry at Calvary Church.

The visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Calvary Baptist Church in Sparta, IL from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.  Memorial services will begin at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Tim McIntyre Officiating.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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  1. Beverly Gibson says:

    I am so sorry for your loss Vito was my uncle we didn’t know each other but i thought of him often

  2. Linda Boston says:

    To the family of Vitto: Nancy, I’m so sorry for your loss. Vitto was the nicest, kind, caring, and loving friend anyone could ever ask for. He was a man of God in so many ways. He loved his family dearly. Vitto always had a smile for all who knew him. Vitto my friend, you will be missed terribly by all who knew and loved you. God Bless you my dearest friend.
    Sincerely,
    Linda Boston
    Quincy, IL

  3. Bonny says:

    I knew Vitto in High School and also through his brother Frank when they would come to our house.
    My deepest condolences for the family and know that we will see him again one day.

  4. Larry McGuire says:

    My condolences to the family.

    • Dianna and Jesse king says:

      We are sorry for your lost. He was a very nice guy. He will be missed. Me and my husband both knew him though work. Dan luthy, my dad, also worked with him in Sparta

  5. RITA CUSHMAN says:

    SO SORRY TO HEAR THIS. WE GREW UP TOGETHER UNDER THE HILL. RIP

    RITA “MINER”

  6. Jill Darin says:

    My deepest condolences to Nancy and girls. I know it’s hard but he is no longer in pain, and he is in gods hands.

  7. Cindy Betuski says:

    Very sorry for the loss of Vitto. We were classmates and friends all thru school and reconnected on facebook. He was a great guy. Hugs and prayers for Nancy and family.

  8. Mike & Doris Warmack says:

    So sorry for your loss,Vitto was a very kind man of God.I know he is not suffering anymore.I know it isn’t easy loosing a loved one but with Gods help and your family and friends God will get you through it until you see him again.

  9. Kathy Boston says:

    Heaven gained another Angel,his Family are blessed to have him holding them close to him and God… He may be gone but never forgotten.. 💕

  10. Nick and Mary Lou Peralta says:

    Our sincere sympathy to the family. So very sorry.

  11. Marcia Rednour says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Praying for Peace and Comfort.

  12. Prayers and love go to your family. Vitto was a wonderful friend who I loved working with. Til we all meet again . RIP VITTO. Love you all very much.

  13. Patricia Manzullo says:

    Deepest heartfelt condolences on the loss of a great friend!

  14. Carma says:

    Vitto was a very special
    Man of God. He loved the Lord and his family. It was such a pleasure meeting him and his sweet wife Nancy. ❤️❤️❤️

  15. Donna Giacomo says:

    My deepest condolences to his family and friends.

    • Beverly Gibson says:

      I am so sorry for your loss Vito was my uncle we didn’t know each other but i thought of him often

  16. Jenna Lambeth says:

    ❤❤❤

  17. Perry Brooks says:

    Sorry for your loss, Prayers for you all

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  1. Sorry for your loss, Prayers for you all

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  2. ❤❤❤

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  3. My deepest condolences to his family and friends.

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    • I am so sorry for your loss Vito was my uncle we didn’t know each other but i thought of him often

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  4. Vitto was a very special
    Man of God. He loved the Lord and his family. It was such a pleasure meeting him and his sweet wife Nancy. ❤️❤️❤️

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  5. Deepest heartfelt condolences on the loss of a great friend!

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    • My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ❤️

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  6. Prayers and love go to your family. Vitto was a wonderful friend who I loved working with. Til we all meet again . RIP VITTO. Love you all very much.

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  7. I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Praying for Peace and Comfort.

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  8. Our sincere sympathy to the family. So very sorry.

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  9. Heaven gained another Angel,his Family are blessed to have him holding them close to him and God… He may be gone but never forgotten.. 💕

    Reply
  10. So sorry for your loss,Vitto was a very kind man of God.I know he is not suffering anymore.I know it isn’t easy loosing a loved one but with Gods help and your family and friends God will get you through it until you see him again.

    Reply
  11. Very sorry for the loss of Vitto. We were classmates and friends all thru school and reconnected on facebook. He was a great guy. Hugs and prayers for Nancy and family.

    Reply
  12. My deepest condolences to Nancy and girls. I know it’s hard but he is no longer in pain, and he is in gods hands.

    Reply
  13. SO SORRY TO HEAR THIS. WE GREW UP TOGETHER UNDER THE HILL. RIP

    RITA “MINER”

    Reply
  14. My condolences to the family.

    Reply
    • We are sorry for your lost. He was a very nice guy. He will be missed. Me and my husband both knew him though work. Dan luthy, my dad, also worked with him in Sparta

      Reply
  15. I knew Vitto in High School and also through his brother Frank when they would come to our house.
    My deepest condolences for the family and know that we will see him again one day.

    Reply
  16. To the family of Vitto: Nancy, I’m so sorry for your loss. Vitto was the nicest, kind, caring, and loving friend anyone could ever ask for. He was a man of God in so many ways. He loved his family dearly. Vitto always had a smile for all who knew him. Vitto my friend, you will be missed terribly by all who knew and loved you. God Bless you my dearest friend.
    Sincerely,
    Linda Boston
    Quincy, IL

    Reply
  17. I am so sorry for your loss Vito was my uncle we didn’t know each other but i thought of him often

    Reply

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