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Emanuel Mihalos

December 18, 2020


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Emanuel (Manny) Mihalos

December 18, 2020


Emanuel (Manny) Mihalos, 74, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.


Manny was born in Philadelphia, the son of the late William and Dorothy Dongas Mihalos. He was a graduate of Meyers High School. He earned a B.S. in accounting from King’s College, and he graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Scranton with an MBA in finance. Manny worked in public accounting for 49 years. He was self-employed and operated his own accounting practice until recently semi-retiring.

Manny was very active in his community. He was an associate professor of accounting at King’s College, Marywood University and Bloomsburg University. He served on the former boards of The Children’s Service Center, Wyoming Valley Country Club, UNICO and the Wilkes-Barre Municipal Authority.


He was a member of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish at St. Aloysius Church in Wilkes-Barre. He was also a member of the Wyoming Valley Country Club and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).


Manny was an avid golfer and a diehard New York Giants fan. He enjoyed traveling to Las Vegas, Palm Springs, the Caribbean, Atlantic City and spending winter months golfing with his wife, Marie in Florida. He especially cherished spending time with his granddaughter, Alexa.


Manny was a devoted and loving, husband, father and grandfather.  He loved spending time with his family and looked forward to dog sitting his grand dog, Bosco.


Manny is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Marie Denessi Mihalos; his son Emanuel (Manny) Mihalos II and his wife Jeanna, Mountain Top; his granddaughter, Alexa; his sister, Helen Smith, Bradenton, FL; and his nephew Gregory Smith, Bradenton, FL.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 10 AM in St. Robert Bellarmine Parish at St. Aloysius Church, Barney & Division Streets, Wilkes-Barre. All are welcome.


Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Avenue, Wilkes-Barre.


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