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Lynn Mango

• Updated Sep 19, 2018 at 5:55 PM

NORTH FAIRFIELD — The family of Lynn Mango invites friends and relatives to join them from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday for a visitation and a service officiated by pastor Joseph Green and, starting 3 p.m. Saturday, a celebration of his life.

Both gatherings will be at Lynn’s home church, The North Fairfield Assembly of God at 107 E. Main St. There will be a meal afterward.

Mango, 69, of North Fairfield, died Aug. 27 at his residence, with his wife at his side.

He was born Oct. 11, 1948 in Detroit, Mich., son of the late Rudolph and Esie (Fall) Mango. He was a graduate of Redford High School in Detroit and served over seven years in the Air Force during the Vietnam era.

He worked eight years for CBS Transportation lived in Arizona for seven years, and retired after 14 years with the Elyria Chronicle Telegram. He enjoyed working part-time at Wendy’s and was employee of the year his second year. He was a member of the North Fairfield Assembly of God where he was active and belonged to the prayer group.

His family knows him well as always trying to make the perfect Pizza. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and baking oatmeal cookies.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Susan (Byrnes) Mango of North Fairfield; sons, Brian “Tony” (Matilda) Mango of Elyria and James (Amy) Mango of Cleveland; grandchildren, Sebastian, Gabriel, Isabella, Luciana and Drusilla; siblings, Daniel (Joann) Mango of Old Town, FL, Michael (Joann) Mango of Northville, MI, David (Doris) Mango of Redford, MI, Ann Marie (Terry) Downs of Homosassa, FL, Charles (Heather) Mango of Chattanooga, TN, Mary Theres (Robert) Evans of IN, Anthony Brian (Rob Eakin) Mango of Tampa, FL, Laura Plains of St. Petersburg, FL, Rudolph (Rebecca) Mango of Old Town, FL, John (Esther) Mango of Wixom, MI and Jonni Mango of Clearwater, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews.


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