Funeral services for Elizabeth A. Kluever, 82, of Davenport will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at Cunnick-Collins Mortuary chapel in Davenport. The family will greet friends from 11:00 am until the time of service at the mortuary. Interment will be at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Kluever passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at Genesis Medical Center – East Campus.
Elizabeth Ann Maniscalco was born on January 24, 1930 in Cambridge, MA, the daughter of Joseph and Grace (Perricone) Maniscalco. On February 2, 1955 she married Roger Kluever in Somerville, MA. He preceded her in death in October of 1998. She lived a life of selfless love and compassion and instilled in others the value of unconditional love. Elizabeth always put others before her, especially her family and friends. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and her very special friends: Jan and Jerry, Pham and Fred, and Geri. Elizabeth was also a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the Quad City Ostomy Association. She will be remembered fondly for not only her generous heart but also for her famous homemade breads, cookies, and spaghetti and meatballs.
She is survived by a Daughter: Sue Fernandez of Davenport; two Sons: Gary Kluever of Bettendorf, Randy (Mary) Kluever of Davenport; four Sisters: Phyliss Mingolla of Revere, MA, Josephine Belding of Medford, MA, Eleanor “Lena” Gobiel of South Boston, MA, Vincina (John) Johanson of Somerville, MA; a Brother: Joseph Maniscalco Jr. of Billerica, MA; 6 Grandchildren: Felicia Serna, Tony Fernandez, Elliott Kluever, Ben Kluever, Katie Kluever, Joseph Kluever.
In addition to her parents and husband, she preceded in death by two Sisters: Rose Williams and Anna Falzone.
Memorials may be directed to the American Legion – Post #26.