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Our Lady of the Angels (OLA) School Fire, December 1, 1958

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John Anthony Manganello
Room Age Birthdate Grade B/G/T
212 10 8/2/48 5 Boy
Sister Mary Clare Therese Champagne, BVM
929 N Ridgeway 
Father: John Manganello
Mother: Seraphine (Macaluso) Manganello
Sisters: Elizabeth and Margaret Manganello
Brother: Christopher Manganello 
About John
Interred: St. Joseph (River Grove, IL)
Memories of John
I did not know John, because we moved from the area when I was only 5 months old. My cousin Karen Caccippio had many close friends who died in the fire - I believe she would have been in the 8th grade. My family lived right across the hall from the Manganello family, and my mother always remembered what a beautiful family they were. It broke her heart to hear about Johnny.
    -- (Kathy (Genovise) Driskell, Neighbor)