Francisco Manago

MANTENO — Francisco “Tiger” Manago Jr., 48, of Manteno and formerly of Momence, passed away Saturday (July 25, 2020) at his home.

He was born Nov. 28, 1971, in Kankakee, the son of Francisco Sr. and Carolyn F. Chaffins Manago. Francisco Jr. married Jamie Goodman on July 4, 2002, in Kankakee. She survives.

Also surviving are two children, Christopher Manago, of Momence, and Brandon Manago, of Manteno; his mother, Carolyn Manago; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Jerry L. and Diane Manago, of Bradley, and Justin A. Manago, of Bradley; and one grandson, Xander Manago.

He was preceded in death by his father, Francisco Manago Sr.

He was employed as a car mechanic.

Francisco loved cars, racing them and working on them as a hobby too, including building the motors. He also enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and friends.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

Memorial visitation will be from 4 p.m. Friday, July 31, until the 6 p.m. celebration of life service at Cotter Funeral Home in Momence.

Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family.

Please sign his online guestbook at

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