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Michael J. Manley

AGE: 42 • Wilmington

Passed away tragically on Sunday, September 27, 2015 while rescuing his stepson from drowning in Virginia Beach.

Born in Wilmington, Michael was the son of the late James J. and Barbara R. (Lind) Manley. He attended St. Catherine of Siena School and was a 1992 graduate of Thomas McKean High School. He worked for Christiana Excavating for four years, and was presently employed as a heavy equipment operator for Merit Construction. An avid sportsman, he was an accomplished disc golfer with the DDGA and enjoyed following football and the Flyers.

Michael will be dearly missed by his son, Michael J. Manley, Jr., his stepson, Andrew Short, and their mother, Amy Jo Fosdick, all of Wilmington. Also surviving are his sisters and brothers-in-law, Karen and Michael Selak, Janet and Charles Glackin, all of Wilmington, Linda and John Ubil of Newark and Patricia Manley of Dover; his brother and sister-in-law, John and Mary Ellen Manley of Bear; Amy's mother, Judie Riley of Wilmington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to visitation on Saturday, October 3rd from 10 AM to 12 noon at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington. Funeral services will begin at 12 noon. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to The Michael Manley Jr. Education Fund at any PNC banks. Money transfers are possible without an account number. MealeyFuneralHomes.com (302) 652-5913



Published in The News Journal from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2015
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