Jose J. Manalisay was born in Merizon, Guam in 1941. Joe joined to US Army as a young man and served 22 adventurous years, of which included serving in the Vietnam War. During on of his military tours, he met his wife, June at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. In July of 2015 they celebrated their 50th Wedding anniversary. After becoming a retired veteran, Joe kept himself busy with odd jobs until he found his ideal work cooking for others in a local senior residence care home. He loved it, and they loved him.
Joe was also active with the American Legion , Guam Club of the State of Washington and many other organizations. He enjoyed cooking for these members also. No one leaves hungry under his watch.
We honor you, Jose Manalisay.