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Leonidas "Leo" J. Manta

January 15, 1936 September 7, 2018
Leonidas "Leo" J. Manta
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Obituary for Leonidas "Leo" J. Manta

Manta, Leonidas “Leo” J.

Leo J. Manta (age 82) of Orland Park, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 7, 2018. Loving, respected and devoted son of the late John & Barbara Manta (Petrakis), husband of Sophia L. Manta (Djikas), father of John L. Manta, Louis P. & Therese Manta (Powers), Carolyn & David Manta-Kennedy and Mark C. & Margaret Manta (Hansen), brother of Mark F. (Denise) Manta and Steve A. Manta, grandfather (aka Papou) of Erica Manta, Alexander Manta, Zachary Manta, Leo M. Manta, Maria Manta, Logan Manta-Kennedy, Zoe Manta-Kennedy, Scott Powers, Emily Powers and Leonidas (LJ) Manta and uncle/cousin/godfather to dozens of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and business associates. As President/CEO of JL Manta, Inc., Parish Council President of Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Board Member, Director & Trustee of numerous local, regional and national contractor committees in the industrial coatings industry and coach/manager for many children’s & church youth sports organizations, Leo (known to many as The Big Guy) is best known for his unwavering work ethic, passion for his family, mentorship & counseling of others, decades of charitable acts, love of Chicago sports and always “telling it like it is”. We will all miss him dearly, but will never forget his words, life-lessons and the depth of his compassion for others.

Visitation Tuesday 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Trisagion Service at 7:00 p.m. at the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL

Family and friends to gather Wednesday at SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 11025 S. Roberts Road, Hickory Hills, IL, Service 10:00 a.m.

Interment Good Shepherd Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, donations to Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Homer Glen, 15625 S. Bell Road, Homer Glen, IL 60491 would be appreciated.

www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

11

Sep

3:00 PM 9/11/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/11/2018 8:00:00 PM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park

9000 W. 151st St.
Orland Park, IL 60462

Trisagion Service at 7:00 pm.

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park
9000 W. 151st St. Orland Park 60462 IL
United States

Service

Wednesday

12

Sep

10:00 AM 9/12/2018 10:00:00 AM
Sts. CONSTANTINE & HELEN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

11025 S. ROBERTS ROAD
PALOS HILLS, IL 60465

Gather at the church. There is no procession from the funeral home.

Sts. CONSTANTINE & HELEN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH
11025 S. ROBERTS ROAD PALOS HILLS 60465 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

GOOD SHEPHERD CEMETERY Final Resting Place

16201 S. 104TH AVENUE
ORLAND PARK, IL

16201 S. 104TH AVENUE ORLAND PARK IL
United States
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