Manuel F. "Manny" Nunez

Birth Date: 
Friday, January 24, 1941
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

WOOSTER – Manuel F. “Manny” Nunez, 78, of Wooster passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Wooster Community Hospital.

He was born January 24, 1941 in Akron, the son of Horatio and Mary Nunez.  He married Karen Love on September 14, 2006.  She survives.

He had been employed for 41 years as a welder at East Manufacturing in East Randolph.  Manny was a member of the Mohican Church of the Brethren.  He loved Bluegrass and going to festivals, building things and watching the Cleveland Indians.  Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Karen, he is survived by his children, Manuel II (Anita) Nunez, Renee (Jim) Corbett, Michelle Jurnak, Roger (Grace) Love, Brian (Allison) Love and Susan (Jeff) Topoleski; grandchildren, Manuel Nunez, III, Hannah Nunez, Bryan Love, Tabatha Love, Christopher Topoleski, Max Topoleski, Jake Love and a great-granddaughter, Faylyn Love; his siblings, Roberta (Gerald) Schoolcraft, Gloria Herron, Gracinda (Ira) Sams, Juana Winkler, Aurora Metzger and John (DeeDee) Nunez.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Carol Nunez, his siblings, Horace Pedro, Laura Andrews, Zita Brown, Elvira Elliot and brothers-in-law Raymond Winkler, Keith Herron, Sr., Jim Elliot and Chuck Metzger.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Mohican Church of the Brethren, 7759 N. Elyria Rd., West Salem with Pastor Paul Bartholomew officiating.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Mohican Church of the Brethren, 7759 N. Elyria Rd., West Salem, OH 44287.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions: 

Mohican Church of the Brethren, 7759 N. Elyria Rd., West Salem, OH 44287


No calling hours


Memorial service Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Mohican Church of the Brethern, 7759 N. Elyria Rd. West Salem, Ohio 44287


Dear Karen, I was so saddened to see of Manuel's passing. You have my deepest sympathies. I only hope that good memories will help you through this difficult time. Prayers and thoughts are with you. Jan

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