Francis W. McManus

| 28 Sep 2017 | 06:29

Francis W. McManus, a resident of Warwick since 1979, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 86 years old.
Born on October 25, 1930, in the Bronx, he was the son of Vincent and Anna (Simon) McManus.
He was married to Sheila (Makowski) McManus for 65 years.
Francis was a Korean War veteran, serving from 1948 to 1951. He was wounded in combat and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
He was a retired detective with the NYPD.
After retirement, he received a master’s degree in nursing and retired from nursing after 20 years, and he was quite proud of his achievements in life.
He was a member of St. Stephen R.C. Church in Warwick.
Francis loved hunting and fishing every year.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila McManus; his five children: Mary Colletti and husband Bernie, Gene McManus, Edward McManus and wife Kay, Christopher McManus, and Kathleen Morse and husband Bob. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; his brothers: William McManus, Thomas McManus and Vincent McManus.
He was predeceased by a sister, Miriam McArthur, and a brother, Eugene McManus.
Visitation was held Sept. 27 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home in Warwick.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Sept. 28 at St. Stephen R.C. Church, followed by interment in Orange County Veterans Cemetery in Goshen.
Memorial donations may be sent to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
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