John E. Manzullo Jr.

March 22, 1932September 15, 2013

John E. Manzullo, Jr., passed away peacefully on September 15, 2013 at the age of 81 years. John was born in New York City and spent his childhood years in New York and attended the Academy of Aeronautics graduating in 1951. After graduation and military service in the U.S. Navy he worked as an engineer for 10 years. In 1966, he moved his family to Fort Worth, TX and continued his engineering career until his love for education led him to teach woodworking at Trimble Technical High School until his retirement 20 years later. During retirement he enjoyed designing and building furniture, boat building, gardening, and cooking. He and his family enjoyed going on many cruises and traveling in the United States and Europe. John is preceded in death by his parents, John and Esther Manzullo; brother, Joseph Manzullo and brother-in-law, Leo Citrola. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Edith Manzullo and his daughter, Dr. Ellen Manzullo; sister, Esther Citrola; nieces, nephews and cousins. The family would like to thank Dr. Frank Fossella and the many wonderful staff members at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for their excellent medical care. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 20, 2013 at Earthman Resthaven Cemetery with a memorial mass that evening at 6:00 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 6800 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in his honor to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210.


  • Visitation Thursday, September 19, 2013
  • Graveside Service and Interment Friday, September 20, 2013
  • Memorial Service Friday, September 20, 2013

John E. Manzullo Jr.

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September 20, 2013

So sorry to hear about John. All our sympathies to you Edith and Ellen.
Bill And Mercedees Agerton

September 19, 2013

Dear Manzullo Family--you all are lifted up in prayer during this difficulty time. May you all find comfort and peace in knowing that John is in a miraculous place, looking over all of you and that he lived a amazing life filled with great people, happiness, and love.

~The Mosqueda Family

September 19, 2013

Thought and Prayers to you, I have so many memories of living across the street to you guys. Love to all
Sherry Fagan Low

Marsha Richardson

September 19, 2013

Dear Manzullo Family,

My thoughts and prayer are with you and the family during this difficult time. May his wonderful memories be your comfort now and forever.

Margaret Barkey

September 19, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you, Edith, Ellen and all the Manzullo family at this time as John ends his earthly life....his spirit and memory lives forever....comfort and peace......

Susan Frisbee-Hume

September 18, 2013

Dear Manzullo family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. I know you will be able to find comfort and love from those around you to help you through your time of grief.


September 18, 2013

Dearest Manzullo Family,

You are in my prayers for the loss of your Husband and Father. I only know that to be absent from the body is to be present in the Lord. God Bless you both and may he rest in the arms of the Lord.