Dr. J.L. Manalang

Jul 11th, 1938 - Sep 7th, 2021


St. Joseph Catholic Church

Sat, Oct. 9th, 2021 10 am

Dr. J.L. Manalang, 83, passed away on September 7, 2021 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

He was born on July 11, 1938 in the Philippines. He was a radiologist who served the community at various hospitals and health clinics around Southern Illinois. His private practice was Marion Medical X-Ray.

Jess was a member of St Joseph Catholic Church.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Mary; daughters Michelle Manalang and husband, Stuart Kahler, and Karen Stark and husband, Warren; sons Patrick Manalang and Kevin Manalang; and grandchildren Remington Kahler, Hayden Richardson, Landon Richardson, Wednesday Manalang, Case Manalang, Austin Stark, Taylor Stark, and Morrisa Stark. He is also survived by his twin brother, Joseph (Joe) Manalang and wife, Beth, and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his Parents and Marty Richardson, beloved father of grandsons Hayden and Landon.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion with Father Brian Barker officiating.   Arrangements have been entrusted to Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion.

For those who prefer memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Envelopes will be available and accepted at the church the day of the service or at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois 62959.

For additional information or to sign the guest memorial register please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.

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5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Frances Langan Clayton

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 14, 2021

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Guest: Linda (Shelton) Tomassi

    From: Springfield , Missouri

    Date: September 14, 2021

    Mary, so sorry to hear of Dr. Manalang’s passing. He was my favorite Radiologist. He was a great person who loved his family. He will be missed by all.Praying for you and your family.🙏🙏✝️✝️❤

  • Guest: Christie Wickham

    From: Herrin , Illinois

    Date: September 14, 2021

    Dr Manalang did my mammograms for years. Such a good doctor and good man. Prayers for his family.

  • Guest: Moy Kilpatrick

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 14, 2021

    Dr. Jess Manalang was a very humble and well-respected radiologist. I am glad we kept in touch through social media. I will sorely miss his very thought-provoking and intellectual posts. Fly high with the angels Dr. Jess

  • Guest: Susan Fowler

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 15, 2021

    Mary Rita, my heart is hurting for you and your family. Remembering the kindness and care you both gave to so many through your commitment to quality healthcare. I think of you often and will keep you close in prayer.