McHenry - Lawrence "Larry" John McManus, 61, of McHenry, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at Holy Family Hospital in Des Plaines.
He was born Dec. 22, 1947, in Chicago, to James H. and Therese M. (Gibbons) McManus.
On April 24, 1971, he married Susan Garstki in Chicago.
He was a member of the Church of Holy Apostles of McHenry.
A local hypnotherapist for almost 30 years, he originally started out as a naprapath and had formerly owned the Comedy College in Rosemont.
Survivors include his wife, Susan McManus of McHenry; his four daughters, Mary McManus of McHenry, Theresa McManus of McHenry, Emilie McManus of Chicago and Ellen (Nicholas) Branson of Chicago; his mother, Therese M. McManus; and two brothers, James (Elizabeth) McManus of Oak Forest and John (Mary) McManus of Glen Ellyn.
He was preceded in death by his father; and two brothers, Patrick and Michael McManus.
The visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the funeral Mass is celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 W. Bull Valley Road, McHenry.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
For information, call Colonial Funeral Home at 815-385-0063.
Published by Northwest Herald on Oct. 18, 2009.