Family and friends gathered on Thursday, June 27th at 11 a.m. at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols to celebrate and remember the life well lived of Donald W. Manvell, 72, of Windham Twp., Rome, Pa. Services opened with the song “Swept Away” by the Avett Brothers. Pastor Philip T. Wanck of the North Orwell Union Church officiated for the service. Fond memories were shared by Don’s family who reflected on many camping memories, special fishing outings and family times. Interment followed in the North Orwell Cemetery with his sons, Daniel, William, Keith and Kennth Manvell all serving in caring the funeral arc to his final resting place. Prayers of committal were offered by Pastor C. Kenneth Crain. Military Honors were accorded by the VFW Post 6824 and the Army Honor Guard. Following the services a luncheon and time of sharing was held at the North Orwell Community Hall. Those who were unable to attend the service may share memories by visiting his guestbook at