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“We were so so very sorry to hear that Mary Ann died. We didn't even know that she had been ill. This was quite a shock to us, even though we hadn't...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Valeri DeCastris and David Beccue

“Met her working in the school district. Very nice lady. All who knew her, will miss her. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Judy Mule

“Frank, I am so sorry to hear of Mary Ann's passing. What a team the two of you have been. Thanks for sharing her with the community all these years....Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Sen. Dave Syverson - Rockford, IL

“Frank and family - May the memories of love shared and good times spent together as family comfort you now and in the days ahead. Paul and Denise...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Paul Gorski - Rockford, IL

“Thoughts and prayers at this sad time. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Arlene Slocum-Meyers and Susan Slocum - IL

“To the Manzullo Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Mary Ann was a beautiful and caring lady. Her amazing strength and endurance touched...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Rose McCulloh - Cherry Valley, IL

“DEAR FRANK AND FAMILY, MARY ANN WAS SUCH A LOVING PERSON. HER SMILE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED. SHE FOUGHT THE GREAT FIGHT AND HAS WON HER CROWN. MAY...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Dick Cordonnier - Rockford, IL

“Dear Manzullo Family, Our prayers are with you All during this emotional time! God Bless! Sincerely, Michael and Michele Dobbs ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Michele Dobbs - Rockford, IL

“So sorry to hear of your lost. Our thoughts are with you. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Scott Paque - Whitefish Bay, WI

“To the Family my thoughts a prayers are with you ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Teddy Hahlen - Muskego, WI

“Mary Ann was was a beautiful and sweet lady.Never had an unkind word to say about anyone.She was the epitome of class.My thought and prayers are with...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Michele Sellers Johsnon - WI

“A true friend and a joy to have known for so many years. My heart aches as I will miss her so much! But the memories will be with me forever. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Carol Wieneke - Mt Morris, IL

“Frank-Marykay-Brian-Frankie and family. We have been friends a very long time. Lots of good memories and laughs were had. Maryann will be missed by...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Jim & Lynn Hedlund - The Villages, FL


Mary Ann Manzullo, 66, died at 1:20 p.m., Thurs., July 11, 2013 in Swedish American Hospital after an extended illness. Born Dec. 23, 1946 in Rockford, Illinois. Married to Frank Manzullo, Jr., in Rockford, Feb. 3, 1968. Co-owner and hostess of Manzullo's Famous Restaurant. Member of St. Rita Catholic Church, The Bible Babes Bible Study, Northern Illinois Republican Women, and Illinois Nurses Association. She enjoyed gardening, singing in the choir, cooking, and spending time with family. Graduate of Rockford Memorial School of Nursing in 1966 and of Rockford College in 1989. She worked for the Early Childhood Program for the Rockford Public School District. Survivors include, husband, Frank; daughter, Mary Catherine (Brian) Flynn of Rockford; son, Frank Manzullo, III of Las Vegas; grandchildren, Anna and Joe Flynn of Rockford; sister, DeAnna (John) Gordon of Upper Arlington, Ohio; brothers, Tom Smith and Jeff (Jodi) Smith of Rockford; brother-and –sister-in-law, Donald and Freda Manzullo; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Dorothy Evans. Predeceased by her parents, George J. and Mary (Cieliesz) Gagnon. The family would also like to express special thanks to the nurses on the 7th floor at Swedish American Hospital.
Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 a.m., Tues., July 16, 2013 in St. Rita Catholic Church, 6254 Valley Knoll Drive, Rockford, IL 61108, with Fr. David Reese officiating. Visitation from 9 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Tues., July 16, 2013 at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family. Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd. 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL 61107. Online condolences may be left at www.sundbergfh.com.