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Joseph Mantia

In Loving Memory

Mantia, Joseph David

June 21, 1951 - September 11, 2023

Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Monday, September 11th, 2023.

Beloved son of the late Jacqueline and Michael Mantia, Sr.; loving brother of Michael (Karen), Sandra (Aundra Dixon), Susan, the late Charles (Linda), John (Janette), Martin (Terri), Mary (Lynda Noel), William (Donna), James (Lisa), Gerald (Wendy Giddings), August (Cindy), Thomas (Sherry) and Michelle (James) D’Amico; our dear uncle, great-uncle, godfather, brother-in-law, cousin and friend.

Joe was a gentleman and soft spoken, he was a comedian at times. He had a heart of gold always helping others in need. He was a bookworm and highly educated. He attended Our Lady of Sorrows Grade School, Prep South High School at Kenrick Seminary, Cardinal Glennon College and Logan College of Chiropractic. He was a Journeyman Wireman with IBEW Local 1 for 42 years. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Anatomy. At Logan College he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. He proudly served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1969-1975 stationed in Monterey, CA and received commendations as a Marksman and Mash Unit Supplyman.

Forever in our hearts, we will miss you dearly.

SERVICES: Visitation will be Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (5020 Rhodes Avenue) followed by 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment at Calvary Cemetery. A service of KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL.

In lieu of flowers, donations made to St. Patrick’s Center, St. Louis, Missouri are greatly appreciated.


2 thoughts on “Mantia, Joseph David”

  1. Joe, Tia 2 (Second of 14 siblings) Thanks for being my big Bubby!
    Your advice, encouragement and help in my life was always much appreciated. Not sure how to move forward without you, but I have Awesome memories and love to keep close in my heart, until we reunite one day. Rest easy my Bubby and Hug Mom, Dad and Chas for me.
    Love and Peace Forever ❤️
    your lil Sis, Sandy (Tia 3)

  2. Joe,
    There is so much to say but just know how much you were loved. I always respected and looked up to you. Thanks for the memories. I will miss you!
    Love Your Sis Sue ❤️


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