McMANUS, Jan Marie age 55, peacefully passed away Nov. 7, 2013, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami after a long illness. Jan was born in Boston on July 1, 1958 to Robert (deceased) and Gloria McManus. She grew up in Hull, MA, and graduated from Hull High School. In 1981, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation & Leisure Study with Honor from Northeastern University in Boston. Jan then attended Florida State University and, in 1982, earned her Master of Science in Leisure Services and Studies. She is survived by her mother, Gloria McManus of Hudson; brother, Robert McManus and his wife, Michelle) Warren McManus of Michigan; brother, Kevin McM-anus & wife Rhonda McManus of Florida; sister, Karen McMa-nus & her partner Beth Burgan of Minnesota; and brother, Steven McManus of Massachusetts. To her seven nieces and nephews she was affectionately known as Auntie Jan. Jan always maintained a positive attitude for life and she always had a smile and a kind word for others. She was passionate about family, traveling and taking care of her dog Bella. Memorial service will be at Meadow Oaks Golf and Country Club Community Room at 13100 Fairwinds Road, Hudson, on Thursday, Nov. 14th, at 6 pm.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14, 2013