SHELISHA (Cece) R. MANCA (née Minor), 45, of Washington, DC, passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2018 peacefully in her sleep. She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by: her loving husband, Massimiliano Manca of Lodi, Italy, her daughter, Davia T. L. Thomas of Upper Marlboro, MD; her devoted mother, Eroica D. Craggette-Wallman and stepfather Scott Lee Wallman of Washington, DC and Monroe, VA; her adoring uncle, Torroc W. Craggette of Masontown, PA; her wonderful “Aunt and Uncle” Carrie Ann and Curt Sumler of Upper Marlboro, MD; her long-time friend Omar Miranda of Washington, DC; her new in-laws, Guiseppa Tumminello Manca, Alessandro, Marina, and Kevin Manca, all of Lodi, Italy; along with uncles, many cousins, and a host of good friends.
Shelisha was preceded in death by her doting and loving father, William (Dickey) Henry Dixon; her grandparents, Larous Decomas Craggette and Constance R. Bynum, and her partner and daughter’s father, Weldon Howard Thomas.
A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held on Monday, 18 February 2019 at 10:00am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 1029 Monroe Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the: ASPCA, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20003