Joseph Manna Park
Forest Ave., Goethals Rd. N., Meeker Ave.
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This park is named for Seamen First Class Radioman Joseph Manna (1924-1942) who served and died on the United States Navy destroyer USS Duncan, during World War II. An immigrant from Licignano, Italy, a suburb of Naples, Manna came to the US with his mother Letizia and brothers Nick and Tony. After graduating from Port Richmond High School, Manna studied radio technology at City College but volunteered for the war at age 17.