Richard deY. Manning, captain, 17th Army Airborne, retired, died May 20, 2013.
Born on Sept. 2, 1924, he was the beloved husband of Melanie; father of Jane Fraze, Allison Dowd, Blair Garrido and Joan Hagan, and nephew Fred McKenney; grandfather of 10.
As a graduate of the University of North Carolina and its law school, he practiced corporate law at Cravath Swaine & Moore in New York City before founding Manning, Carey, Redmond & Tully.
He was also a co-founder with his wife of the original El Humidor in Wilkes Barre. His integrity, wit and honesty and his love of his Boxer dogs, a good party and cigars will be fondly remembered.
Melanie will miss him and love him forever.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family through McCune Funeral Home, Mountain Top.