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Joseph ManfroJanuary 31, 1936 ~ March 17, 2017 (age 81)
Joseph "Joe" Manfro passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife Vera and seven children. Joe also leaves behind several grandchildren.
Born in San Francisco, CA to Anthony Manfro and Florine Garrison, Joe moved many times as a child and worked in various occupations throughout his life. Joe was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, having served oversees in Karlsruhe, Germany as an aircraft mechanic. During this period, Joe had four children from a previous marriage: Debbie, Bobby, Cathy and Tina.
Joe later met Vera while working as a hair dresser for Pavon's in Los Alamitos. They soon married and settled in Los Alamitos, enjoying a marriage of almost 47 years, and raising their three children: Eddie, Joe and Lisa. Joe is best remembered in the community as a local plumbing contractor, operating Standard Plumbing in Los Alamitos for over 20 years. In his retirement, Joe enjoyed traveling with Vera, tending to his garden, and tinkering in his garage. He also enjoyed meeting friends for coffee, fishing, and time with family.