Albert V. Manilli, 80, who managed the meter-reading department for Washington Gas
Co., died after a heart attack July 12, 2006 at his home in Wheaton. He also had
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Mr. Manilli worked for the gas company his entire career. A native Washingtonian, he
graduated from Eastern High School in 1944. He immediately enlisted in the Navy
and served in the Pacific theater during World War II. He was discharged two years
later and returned to Washington and went to work for the utility. He retired in 1994.
He was a member of the Quarter Century Club at the gas company.
His first wife, Barbara Coffren Manilli, died in 1952; their son, John Michael Manilli,
died in 1950.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Corinne Manilli of Wheaton; a son from his
second marriage, Christian Manilli of Bristow, Va.
A brother, Paul Manilli of Annapolis; and three grandchildren.