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Edward Louis Manko

Obituary for Edward Louis Manko

April 23, 2022
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Edward Louis Manko of Philadelphia passed away suddenly on April 23, 2022. He was 58 years old. Ed is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Laura (nee Borgardt); loving children, Jessica Manko, and Kaitlyn Cartolaro (Chris); and doting granddaughter, Raven. He is also survived by his brother, Ted (Terri), and sister-in-law, Kim Borgardt, many nieces and nephews.

Ed was Known by many and a friend to all. He was a Marine Corps veteran, retired Lieutenant with the Philadelphia Fire Department, as well as an active member in the American Legion and other organizations. He took it upon himself to ensure anyone in need received all the help that he could give, especially when it came to military veterans and their families.

He had such an impact on many lives. If you had the pleasure of knowing him, you know that family is his first priority. He always had time to play, laugh, and make memories with his many nieces and nephews. Memories that will be cherished for generations to come.

Relatives and friends are invited to Ed's Life Celebration on Thursday, May 5, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 10975 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154. A prayer service will begin at 1:00 PM. Interment will be held privately at the request of the Manko family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ed's name may be sent to Tunnel to Towers Foudation, www.t2t.org.

To share your fondest memories of Ed, and to express your condolences to the Manko family, please visit www.LifeCelebration.com.

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10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154
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