HENRY LOWELL MANN(1921 - 2013)

Mann, Henry Lowell
91, of Walpole, MA, and formerly of Shrewsbury and Upton, MA, died peacefully on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013, at home with his beloved wife, Susan (Corning), by his side. Born in Washington, D.C. on December 19, 1921, Henry was the son of Henry and Pauline (Whitesell) Mann. He was educated at Scarborough School in Scarborough, NY and graduated from Brown University in 1942. Henry proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and was stationed in the Pacific Theater during the Battle of the Marshall Islands and the Battle of Guam, for which he was awarded a Purple Heart. Upon returning from the war, Henry was employed by the Gorham Manufacturing Company and later founded Mantec, Inc., which he ran until his retirement in 1992. He loved tennis, golf, hunting, and fishing. He had a passion for old New England farms, rebuilding stone walls, and traditional American life. Henry was a former member of the Ward Room Club of Boston and St. Mark's Golf Club in Southboro, and a current member of the VFW MA Post 8771. He was a communicant of St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church in Dover, MA. Besides Susan, Henry leaves behind six children, Peter Mann and wife Barbara of Pomfret, CT, Deborah Coreil and husband Crow of Lake Mary, FL, Patricia Fishback and husband John of Winter Park, FL, Wendy Gibbons and husband Tim of Powell, OH, Seth Mann and wife Sandi of Newfane, VT, and James Mann and wife Holly of Marco Island, FL; his stepchildren, Betsy Graziano and husband Tom of Norfolk, MA, Douglas Whitla and wife Ann of Medfield, MA, and Karen Whitla of Medway, MA; twenty grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, William H. Mann of Marblehead, MA, and his stepson, Stuart Whitla of Medway, MA. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013, 11:00am at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, 18 Springdale Ave., Dover, MA. Burial will follow at Norfolk Cemetery, Norfolk, MA, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Henry to the Wounded Warrior Project at woundedwarriorproject.org. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home in Medfield, MA.
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Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Service
15 Miller Street Medfield, MA 02052
(508) 359-2000
Published in The Boston Globe on June 2, 2013