Born on June 12, 1947, in Newark, NJ, he was the son of the late Dennis and Helen Manville.
Gerald was a U.S. Army veteran serving during Vietnam. He was a corrections officer at the Mountain View Correctional Facility in Annandale, NJ.
In addition to his parents, Gerald was predeceased by his brother, John Manville.
He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Miller Manville; his children, Dennis Manville and his wife, Beth, of Perkasie, PA, Michael Manville and his wife, Lynn, of Bethlehem, PA, Erica Manville of North Adams, MA; and his grandchildren, Colin, Megan, Kylie, Griffin, Madison, and Ella.
A calling hour will be held on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, from 10 to 11 a.m., at The Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman St., Phillipsburg, NJ. A Memorial Service will follow at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Gerald to CHOP, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104.