Bernardo Manetta, 86, of Belle Vernon, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 4:45 pm at Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant. Born April 3, 1931 in Monessen, he was the son of the late Bernadino and Rose LaCarte Manetta. Old Uncle graduated from Monessen High School, afterwards he graduated from the Los Angeles Art Center School of Design in 1954 with highest honors. He went to work for General Motors, Cadillac Design Div. in Detroit, and later worked for Ford Motor Company. Later in life he worked as an architect and landscape designer in Los Angeles. He also lived for several years in Boulder, CO. He resided the past 20 years at the Belle Vernon high rise apartments.
He is survived by two daughters Melinda Manett Conrad of Bakersfield, CA, Mandra Manett of Cayucos, CA; three grandchildren Casey Lynn Cervantes & husband Esequiel, Justin Jay Conrad, Angel Michelle Conrad; two great grandchildren Alexa and Kaylee; a brother Gene Manetta of Smithton; sister in law Joanne Manetta of Belle Vernon; nieces and nephews Vince Manetta of Belle Vernon, Susan Smith of Monessen, Mariana King and Gino Manetta both of Smithton. He was also previously married in 1953 to Joyce Parker Manett of Cayucos, CA. He is preceded in death by two brothers Vincent ‘Jim’ Manetta, Frank Manetta, a grandson John Cody Jackson and a son in law V. Jay Conrad.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations, Family Owned and Operated, 626 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon 724-929-6183.