James J. Maniatis

December 25, 1924January 3, 2013

James J. Maniatis, age88, of Palos Hills. Proud U.S. Marine in WWII. At rest Jan. 3, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Frances, nee Czulno. Loving father of Sandra Howell, James J., Jr. (Linda), Barbra Maniatis, Michelle (John) Crnkovich and John Maniatis. Dear brother of Mary (Alex) Poulos and Irene (Pete) Davis. Proud Papou of 6 and great grandfather of 3. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Tuesday 10:45 a.m. from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn to SS. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church. Service 11:30 a.m. Interment Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation Monday 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. Trisagion at 6:00 p.m. Member of Marine Corp League, Military Order of The Purple Heart, Hellenic Lodge # 1084. Please omit flowers. Info 708-636-1193 or


  • Visitation Monday, January 7, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 8, 2013

James J. Maniatis

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January 9, 2013

I cannot believe I just found out today of your incredible loss. I never met your Father, but have had the privledge of meeting your dear brother and knowing you.....My condolences and thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time. How I wish I would have known, so I could have seen you and expressed this in person. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. Maria Salidas

Mandy and Richie Kelleher

January 6, 2013

Sandy, Nicole and Erin; Mandy and I are so sorry for your loss. We are so glad we had the opportunity to meet the Colonel at our home New Years 2011. We both felt from first impression he was a person of character. Colonel from one veteran to another God bless you and thank you for your service. You will be missed by many. Until we meet again. Your friends Mandy and Richie.