Richard J. Mann
1940 - 2020
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Richard J. Mann, 80, passed away July 10, 2020, after a brief illness. Richard (Dick) was born in Lawrence, MA, on April 19, 1940, the son of the late Reid and Mable Mann. Richard graduated from Bishop Brady High School in 1958 and married his wife of 34 years in 1963. Richard drove a tractor-trailer for Associated Grocers of New England, Inc. for the majority of his driving career and went on to work for the Manchester Transit Authority as a city school bus driver, as well as a bus driver for a coach company in Plaistow, NH.

Richard was a drum instructor for the Manchester, NH-based Muchachos Drum & Bugle Corps in the late 1960's and was a member of the "Friends & Alumni of the Muchachos Drum and Bugle Corps". He was an avid "Boston" sports fan and had a love for New Hampshire's Lakes, State Parks and White Mountains.

Richard is predeceased by his wife, Ruthie J. (Wade) Mann and is survived by their five children: David R. Mann and his wife, Sherri of Swanzey, NH; Patricia J. (Mann) Houde of Hooksett, NH, Pamela A. (Mann) Frechette and her husband, Paul of Aurora, CO; Marsha M. (Mann) Lamarre of Concord, NH; Bethann (Mann) Flanagan and her husband, Joseph of Litchfield, NH; nine grandchildren: Eric Frechette, Ryan Houde, Brendon Lamarre, Elaina (Frechette) Leyba, Brittny Richard, Ashley Houde, Jordan Lamarre, Brianna Flanagan and Hannaah Flanagan; four step-grandhildren: Christopher Connell, Jarred Bourgoin, Tanya and Abigail Flanagan; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Bedford Hills Center for their care and dedication. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association online at https/ (at the home page, top right.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, July 17, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Raphael the Archangel Parish, 103 Walker Street, Manchester, NH 03102. Face coverings/masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be followed.

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Published in Union Leader from Jul. 15 to Jul. 16, 2020.
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July 17, 2020
My deepest sympathy to your family. Many fond memories of staying out at night talking in front of our houses until one of our parents came outside and called us in.
Marc Montminy
July 17, 2020
My deepest sympathy to your family on the loss of your father. There is fond memories of growing up in the neighborhood staying out in front of our house at night talking and just being kids.
Marc Montminy
July 16, 2020
July 15, 2020
Dear Pam, Paul and family,

So sorry to hear of the passing of your father Pam. Our sincere condolences. I hope the wonderful memories of your Dad will help you to celebrate a life well lived.

Kindest regards to you and your family,

Margaret and Peter Markman
Margaret Grenier-Markman
July 15, 2020
Thank you Dick for all you did for the Muchachos. I'll never forget you.
Mike Blandina
July 15, 2020
I wish to extend my deepest condolences to the entire Mann family. David, Patty you were childhood friends and your family were always good neighbors. I hope you find comfort and solace in this time of grief.
Robert Goulet
July 15, 2020
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
July 14, 2020
Deepest sympathies for your family , prayers from my family to yours, I remember growing up next door and your father always giving me a hard time
Alan Montminy
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