Stephen M. Manente, 54, of Northford, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY. He was born in New Haven on November 16, 1963 and was the son of the late Thomas and Lorraine Maturo Manente, Sr. Stephen graduated from Hamden High School in 1981 and then graduated from Paier College of Art in 1983. He worked as a professional photographer for Storytellers, Shoreline Newspapers, Ujena Swimwear and Life Touch for 34 years. Stephen liked the NY Yankees, NY Giants, UCONN basketball and loved traveling to Mexico. Brother of Karen (Frank) Fragola, Thomas (Laura) Manente, Jr. and David (Pattie) Manente. Uncle of Victoria & Lexi Fragola, Katie, Claire, Jake and Brenan Manente. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Saturday morning at 11:00 with the Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating. Family and friends may call from 9:00 until time of service. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers all contributions may be made payable to the family.