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Manny DiFrangia

Born: Mon., Sep. 4, 1950
Died: Thu., Jul. 19, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Jul. 23, 2018
Location: St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Mon., Jul. 23, 2018
Location: St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church


Mon., Jul. 23, 2018
Location: Holy Cross Cemetery

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Manny DiFrangia, born 9/4/1950, passed away on July 19, 2018. Manny, son of Olga (Carnevale) and David DiFrangia, lived his entire life in Akron, Ohio.  He leaves behind his wife Ann; sons, Santino and Josef; his stepchildren, Sara (Victor) and Allan; grandchildren, Enrico, Aria, Luciano, and Gabriella; brother, Frank; and his dearest friend, Father Norman Douglas. He is also survived by cherished members of the Carnevale, DiFrangia and Laurella families. 

Manny was a graduate of North High School and The University of Akron, where he obtained a Master’s degree in Social Work.  He worked in the Akron area for over twenty-five years as a Chemical Dependency counselor.  He reached out to those suffering from addictions in his unique style, sharing his own story of recovery and journeying with them.  

A time of remembrance and fellowship will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Monday, July 23, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 164 West Market Street, Akron.  A mass will follow at 11:00 am.  Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. 

Those who wish to can make memorial donations in Manny’s name to St. Vincent de Paul Parish Foundation, 164 West Market St., Akron, Ohio 44303.

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The Hennessy Family and the Staff of Hennessy Funeral Home
   Posted Fri July 20, 2018
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

We offer our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time.

The Hennessy Family and the Staff of Hennessy Funeral Home

   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family. It’s very difficult to cope with the loss of our loved ones. During these times we need to have heartfelt prayers and draw strength from God’s Word the Bible. John 5:28,29, Revelation 21:3,4; 2Corinthians 1:3.4; Psalms 37:29

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