Clara B. Maniscalco

April 14, 1927 ~ May 7, 2018 (age 91)

Clara Bell Maniscalco, 91, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018 at her home.

Private graveside services were held at Oakdale Memorial Gardens in Davenport. 

Clara was born March 14, 1927 in Delong, Illinois, the daughter of William A. & Nora B. (Carpenter) Fields.  She was united in marriage to Frank Maniscalco on March 19, 1962 in Rock Island, Illinois.  He preceded her in death on December 12, 2006.

Clara had been a florist in earlier years with Kimberly Barn Floral.  She had also helped Frank run the pizza restaurant, Frank’s Carryout, in Davenport.  She enjoyed traveling and will be remembered as loving and strong-willed.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, William (Pat) Wailand of Davenport, Michael Wailand of Davenport, Jean Prunchak of Davenport, Brenda (Floyd) Howard of Berwick, Iowa and Terry (Steven) Rikke of Davenport; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Frank, Clara was preceded in death by her parents; and twelve brothers and sisters.

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