John E. Manning
Browne Funeral Chapels
43 Shaker Road
Enfield, CT
John E. Manning, 90, of Enfield, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at Johnson Memorial Hospital, Stafford Springs. He was the beloved husband of 58 years to the late Laura T. (Therrien) Manning.

Born on May 18, 1931, in Hartford, to the late Michael and Mary (Giles) Manning. He had resided in Enfield for the past 53 years. John served his country proudly with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Prior to retiring in 1990, John was employed with the former Hamilton Standard/Sundstrand for 36 years. He was a parishioner of St. Bernard Church, Enfield, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 50 and the Rev. William Kilcoyne Assembly 4th Degree, former member of Holy Name Society, and former Service Officer of the Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, and volunteered countless hours at St. Joseph Residence/Little Sisters of the Poor.

John is survived by his three loving daughters, Debra M. Edwards of Farmington, Kathleen E. Martini and husband Thomas of Enfield, and Maureen M. Gagne of Somers; his five beloved grandchildren, Timothy Martini, Peter Martini, Sara Martin, Kaitlin Gagne and Megan Gagne.

Funeral services for John will be held on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield with a visitation period from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by a service at the funeral home with E.J. Sweeney officiating. Burial will then take place in St. Bernard Cemetery, Enfield with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 217 Washington St. Hartford, CT 06106 or Boys Town, P.O. Box 8000 Boys Town, NE 68010.

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Published by Journal Inquirer from Nov. 18 to Nov. 22, 2021.
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