Francis J. Manning

OTTO – Francis J. Manning, 84, a retired mail room and maintenance man for Gowanda Psychiatric Center died Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at his home.

He was born September 14, 1928 in Buffalo, NY the son of the late Frank and Mildred (Becker) Manning.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy Manning of Otto, his three nieces; Kathy (Lauren) Bird, Debbie (Paul) Lamphier of Otto, Sandi (Alan) Hubbard of Pittsfield, MA, his two nephews; Jamie (Patti) Harrison of Hilton Head, SC, Keith (Terri) Kriedeman of Monroe, NC, 2 great nieces, 4 great nephews, several great great nieces & nephews.

Dorothy and Francis would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 17th. He served in the Army during the Kore-an Conflict having attained the rank of PFC. Enlisted on January 22, 1953 at Buffalo, NY; discharged on January 22, 1955 at Ft. McPherson, GA

Funeral service and committal service will be held Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at East Hill Cemetery Otto East Otto Road, Otto NY. Rev. Michael R. Jones of Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church will be officiating.

Family suggests memorials to Otto Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 42, Otto NY 14766 or Cattaraugus County Hospice 125 W, State St. Olean, NY, 14760.

Arrangements by Hills Funeral Chapel, 55 So. Main Street, Cattaraugus, NY.