Mann, Horace J.
Horace J. Mann, of 1610 Ellis Hollow Rd. Ithaca, died December 14, 2012 at the Cayuga Medical Center. Born in Brockport, NY son of the late William & Janice Cary Mann. At the age of 11 he moved to Ithaca with his Grandmother Madge Cary, Mother and brother James. Horace attended South Hill School, Boynton Jr. High and Graduated from Ithaca High School. In 1959 he enlisted in the United States Air Force
and went through O.C.S. he also trained to be a navigator and flew on the B 52s, the F 4s and the F-111. After 20 years with the US Air Force, Horace returned to Ithaca and worked for 20 years for the Ithaca City School Dist. as a School Bus driver. He and his wife were foster parents for over 70 Children. Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Eizabeth Erdman Mann; sons, Christopher A. Mann and Charles N. (Diane) Mann; grandchildren, Sofia, Nathan and Benjamin Mann. Memorial Services will be held Saturday February 9, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, with Rev. Dr. James Henery officiating. Burial with full Military honors will be delayed until Spring at the East Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Horace's name may be made to the S.P.C.A of Tompkis County. Bangs Funeral Home will be assisting the family.