Robert Manuszak, 86, of Gaylord, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Aspen Ridge.
Robert “Bob” Joseph Manuszak was born to Joseph and Mary (Cudnik) Manuszak on May 31, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio. On July 26, 1954, he married the love of his life Lillian Wieneski, and together they raised three children. After his discharge from the Army in 1960, Bob continued his work as a foreman at General Motors; after 14 years there, Bob and his family moved to Gaylord in 1971. In addition to being a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Bob was also a Fourth Degree Sir Knight with the Knights of Columbus.
Bob is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lillian; his children Robert G. Manuszak, Richard (Laura) Manuszak, and Karen (Gary) Giddings; seven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and brother George (Ruth) Manuszak. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary; and three brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM from St. Mary Cathedral.
Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM and will continue Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at the cathedral from 10:00 AM until the time of services.
St. Mary Knights of Columbus will offer a rosary at the Nelson Funeral Home on Monday evening (Nov. 27) at 6:00 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Otsego County Commission on Aging or to the Alzheimer’s Association.