Anthony "Tony" Manfroni

Obituary for Anthony "Tony" Manfroni

February 18, 1949 - December 25, 2019
Chardon, Ohio | Age 70

Beloved Husband, Father, Papa, and Great Papa


Anthony "Tony" Manfroni, 70, of Chardon. Loving husband, best friend, and high school sweetheart of Dianna (nee Reese) for 51 years; adored father of Toni Wargo (Doug) and Jennifer Trudel (Jim); cherished papa of Anthony John Wargo (Hannah), Michael Wargo (Shannon Dagg), and Jimmy, Lydianna, and London Trudel; fun-loving great papa to Mia Wargo; dear brother of Eugene (Sonia), uncle to Tiffany Brettrager (Henry), and companion to faithful dog, Maggie. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, December 25, 2019. Tony was a proud Army 101st Airborne Division Vietnam veteran, succumbing to the effects of Agent Orange. He dedicated his life to serving other veterans through his work as a veterans commissioner and volunteer at the VA DuBois Clinic in PA. Tony also built over 2,000 homes in Lake and Geauga counties. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a larger-than-life personality who was known for his captivating stories. Tony and Dianna particularly enjoyed time in Jamaica with their dear friends: Wayne, Joy, Andre, and Javid. Anyone who knew Tony dearly loved him. He will be greatly missed by all. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Tony's name to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 1235 South Clark St., Ste. 910, Arlington, VA 22202. Private services will be held at a later date. 440-333-9774

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