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Manuel G. Sempeles
Date of Death: May 17, 2015
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Visitation
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Tuesday 5/19, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Trisagion Service at 7:45 PM

Service
Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church
Wednesday 5/20, 11:00 am
Cemetery
Mount Hebron Cemetery
305 E. Boscawen Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Wednesday 5/20

Manuel G. Sempeles, 83, of Winchester, Virginia, died Sunday, May 17, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Sempeles was born in Winchester, Virginia, in 1931, the son of the late George Pondele and Constantina Sempeles.  He was a restauranteur with his first restaurant being the Open Hearth.  He was the owner of Manuel’s and Wife Restaurant …
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Kathryn Bailey Conant left a message on May 18, 2015:
Manny, may your memory be eternal! We will miss you so much. Condolences to your family, especially Florine, George, Carol, Evania and Lee. Kate
Ismet & Kaye Nuri left a message on May 29, 2015:
Sorry for your loss.
Tom Schulz left a message on May 26, 2015:
Belated Condolences, Prayers and Love from Maureen, Tom, TJ, and Amy Schulz. Our gratitude for knowing the whole family and befriending all of you through many wonderful times while we were in Winchester. Manuel is unforgettable to anyone who ever met him and he was an encouraging and vital force in our community. It all just keeps getting better because of Manuel and all of you. God has Blessed us all in this.
Phyllis (Kaylor) Kiddy left a message on May 20, 2015:
My deepest sympathy on the passing of your husband and father.
Joy Zito Dovel left a message on May 20, 2015:
Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of Manuel. He was such a kind and generous man. I truly enjoyed meeting him and all the members of The Dormition of the Virgin Mary. My heart goes out to Florine and her children and grandchildren and all those who knew and loved Manuel. Most sincerely, Joy
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Brian Aylor left a message on May 20, 2015:
Mike, My condolences to you and your family. What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose...
Craig DeHaven left a message on May 20, 2015:
Florine, to you and your whole family, I am so sorry to hear about Manuel. Manuel was such a kind and caring person. You and Manuel have always been family to me. Just want you to know that I'm thinking about you in these tough times.
Jane cather left a message on May 20, 2015:
So sorry for your loss. Prayers sent for comfort.
Kathy Anderson left a message on May 19, 2015:
We are so very sorry to hear of Manuel's passing. We just saw you all on May 8 in the hospital and I can't believe how things can change so quickly. Our prayers to you, Florine, and your family at this difficult time. He was a wonderful man. God rest his soul. Kathy and Porky Anderson
Bob and Joan Aylor left a message on May 19, 2015:
It is with regret that we read of Manuel's passing. We enjoyed his friendship for many years and miss the wonderful meals that we had at Manuel's & Wife Restaurant. Our sympathy to each of you. Cherish the memories.
Joe Pasquali left a message on May 19, 2015:
So sorry to hear of Manuel,s passing. The two of us spent many happy days searching the woods and fields, and I might add exciting, for civil war artifacts. He taught me so much about the items we discovered. I envied his knowledge of the subject,and I might add his collection.He was a true friend. He will be missed.
Kimberly Kerns Wines, Front Royal, VA left a message on May 19, 2015:
I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Sempeles passing. I had the pleasure to hear of so many wonderful stories of this great man. My father shared many of them with us over the years of times gone by. They played high school football together on opposite teams, but my father mentioned of his talent often. They also served in Korea together, and shared those memories over the years. It is with much sadness, thoughts, and prayers that I extend to each of the family members during this truly sad time.
Grace Lewis left a message on May 19, 2015:
Our condolences to the Sempeles family. I worked with Manual several years at the restaurant, and my son Rick worked there 3 summers when he was in high school. Manual was a great boss to work with and a close friend. He will be missed; Rest in Peace Mr. Sempeles.
Stanley & Rena Simantiras left a message on May 19, 2015:
It is with our deepest condolences to your family, and especially Florene. We just heard of your loss. He was a special man and friend. May his memory be eternal. He will be greatly missed.
Fran and George White left a message on May 19, 2015:
Heartfelt condolences to all of the Semples family. A great friend of our community has left. His always gracious and uplifting presence will be missed. Manuel befriended Fran and me in many ways: conversation at the restaurant, bird hunting talk, relic hunting, especially optimistic prospects for our community and many others. Our hearts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Fran and George White
Harold E. Wingert left a message on June 3, 2015:
I was shocked to get Manuel's obit in the Winchester Star from a Handley classmate. Lackey and I were in the Handley class of '45 and my father A. K. Wingert delivered beer to your restaurant over the years. So Manuel and I were at dear old Handley at the same time. My condolences to all your family.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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