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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Richard E. “Dick” Manning, 69, of Rochester, NY, formerly of Austin, PA

Richard E. Manning 
“former Austin, PA resident”

ROCHESTER, NY---Richard E. “Dick” Manning, 69, of Rochester, NY, formerly of Austin, PA, passed away Friday, October 21, 2016, in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, after a short illness.

Born on January 9, 1947 in Cuba, NY, he was a son Earl J. and Kathryn A. Lentz Manning.

Mr. Manning graduated from Austin High School and from the time he was a young boy he was lovingly known as “Goono”.

US Navy

Mr. Manning proudly served in the US Navy and was employed for many years as an electrician in the Rochester, NY area, lastly working for Alling & Cory Company in Rochester, NY. 

He was a member of the Austin United Methodist Church, Austin, PA and enjoyed working on anything electrical or electronic.

Surviving are a brother, Robert J. (Deb) Manning of Syracuse, NY; a sister, Kristy E. Rees of Austin, PA; several nieces and nephews; and his longtime friend and companion, Cindy Andrieu of Rochester, NY. 

In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by a son, Justin Manning.

There will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be held on a date and place to be announced. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Austin, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Richard’s name may be made to a Humane Society or an SPCA of the donor’s choice.

Richard’s family has entrusted his care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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Anonymous said...

Heartfelt prayers for the families,
I remember him as being called "Goono" in our younger days!

Tim Crumrine said...

I wanted to express my condolences to Chris, Glen, Clint, Becky, and family. He was one of my mother's dearest friends and a great man to be around.