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Basil C. Emanuele

Posted 2018-08-08 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News Herald on Aug. 8, 2018 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Basil C. (Manny) Emanuele passed away peacefully at home in Lake
Havasu City surrounded by his family on Aug. 4. He was born the son of
Antonio and Mary Emanuele in Ashtabula, Ohio on March 24, 1934.

He lived in Ashtabula until he married his soulmate, Jean Madeline
Vacca, on Nov. 25, 1954. They were blessed with almost 64 years
together. They lived in Buena Park, California for 42 years. Manny
worked as a production control manager for Lockheed Martin for 25

In his spare time, he coached the Little League Majors and Seniors. He
then became a real estate agent until he retired to Lake Havasu City
in 1997. After moving to Havasu, he continued his love for baseball
and joined the Havasu Senior Softball League. He played on six
different teams that won the championship. He also enjoyed spending
time with his family, fishing and boating.

Manny is preceded in death by his parents Antonio and Mary Emanuele
and sister Virginia. He is survived by his loving wife Jean M.
Emanuele, son Anthony C. Emanuele and daughter Julie (Gary) Wrigley.

A celebration of life is at the residence on Aug. 19, 1-4 p.m.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz- To send a free card go to

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