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John J. McManus

November 30, 2010
Pine Island Eagle

John J. McManus, 93, of St. James City passed away Monday, Nov. 22, 2010. He was born in Philadelphia on Dec. 22, 1916, the son of John J. and Marie (Lescher) McManus.

He worked for the Reading Railroad in Philadelphia for 33 years. He was a skilled sailor for over 20 years and a Commodore of Pine Beach Yacht Club. He was also a member of St. James City Center and a communicant of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal on Pine Island.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, John J. C. and Shelley McManus of Dover, Del.; grandchildren, Casey and Ray Robbins, Joscelyn McManus and Eile Jeanne Demke; and a great-grandchild, Aiden Demke.

He was a loving father and grandfather and will be dearly missed by his devoted companion of 27 years, Barbara Holt. He was preceded in death by seven brothers and one sister.

Services at Our Lady of Miraculous Medal will be announced at a later date. Interment will take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin, N.J., at a later date. Friends may sign the guest book for the family at A celebration of life.



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