ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Richard E. "Dick" Manning, 69, of Rochester, N.Y., formerly of Austin, passed away Friday (Oct. 21, 2016) in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y., after a short illness.
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Born on Jan. 9, 1947, in Cuba, N.Y., 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."
Mr. Manning proudly served in the U.S. Navy and was employed for many years as an electrician in the Rochester area, lastly working for Alling & Cory Co. in Rochester.
He was a member of the Austin United Methodist Church in Austin, and enjoyed working on anything electrical or electronic.
Surviving are a brother, Robert J. (Deb) Manning of Syracuse, N.Y.; a sister, Kristy E. Rees of Austin; several nieces and nephews; and his longtime friend and companion, Cindy Andrieu of Rochester.
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.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Richard's name may be made to a humane society or an SPCA of the donor's choice.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Dick, visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com.
Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home
118 South Union St.
Shinglehouse, PA 16748
Published in The Bradford Era from Oct. 24 to Oct. 31, 2016