Charles G. Manfroi, 84 of Streator passed away Wednesday morning (August 16th) at the Flanagan Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
Following cremation a visitation will be held Wednesday at 1PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held Wednesday 2 PM at the funeral home.
Charles was born on July 18, 1933 in Streator to Mario and Madeline (Sosh) Manfroi. He married Bernadine Alder on June 14, 1958. She survives.
Also surviving is a son Gregory Charles Manfroi of Springfield, sisters Carol Thompson of Streator and Mary Ellen Prather of Bloomington and several nieces and nephews.
Charles is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Noel and Norbert and a sister Marjorie Volpe.
He attended Toluca Grade School and graduated from the Toluca High School in 1951, he joined the US Navy for 4 yrs earning a commendation for outstanding service in the Naval Amphibious Training Unit in Norfolk, VA. Charles worked for Kubik TV Sales & Service, Ruckman TV Sales & Service and WIZZ Radio in Streator. He enjoyed improving the performance of television sets, and Hi-Fi amplifiers with his own modifications. He liked solving puzzles, and was an avid reader. Charles continued to educate himself through his adult life and he loved animals.
Memorials may be made to the Flanagan Rehabilitation Health & Care Center Activity Department.