Paul McManus

Born: Sat., Dec. 28, 1940
Died: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Location: Spallino Funeral Home


Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Location: Mary, Mother of the Church


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Paul Arlie McManus, 78, of Charleroi, passed away on January 16th, 2019, after a valiant fight with lung disease. The community will truly miss this happy-go-lucky shining star; he was one in a million! Born on December 28, 1940, he was the son of the late Charles and Emma (Rusnack) McManus.

He attended mass with his family at Mary, Mother of the Church and was a 1959 graduate of Connellsville High School. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving in Vietnam, in the infantry then as a payroll truck driver. He was retired from retail management, having worked for G.C. Murphy and Big Lots. With over 50 years of Masonic service, he was a member of the Syria Shrine Temple, Gourgas Lodge of Perfection, Charleroi Lodge #615, and Uniontown Lodge of Perfection. He served as a board member for the Charleroi Golden Agers, and was a member of the Charleroi American Legion Post 22, the North Charleroi Slavic Club, and the Charleroi Elks and its Golf Team. Some of Paul's achievements include being an Eagle Scout, a member of Toastmasters, President of Downtown McKeesport Assn., Chairman of McKeesport Heart Assn. Drive, Chairman of Boy Scout Fund Drive, President of Clairton Chamber of Commerce, and served on the Committee of the United Way of Allegheny County. He also had great interest in football, baseball, swimming, golf, and scouting.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Rose Marie McManus; son, Kevin M. (Stephanie Ruby) McManus, of Swissvale; daughter, Marci (Todd) Klinger, of Charleroi, beautiful grandchildren, Dylan Joseph and Leah Rose Klinger; sisters-in-law, Janet McManus, of Connellsville, and Arlene Perri, of Michigan; nephews and niece, Joseph R. McManus, of Carroll Twp., David (Patty) McManus, of Florida, Steve Perri, of Michigan, and Donna (Pat) Witt, of Michigan; great-nieces and nephews, whom he adored; and his dachshund, Rocky.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by a brother, Joseph McManus.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm on Friday, January 18th in the CARL J. SPALLINO FUNERAL HOME, 819 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, Joseph A. Lopez, funeral director. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday at 11 am in Mary, Mother of the Church, with interment following in Monongahela Cemetery.

Paul A. McManus loved his family, friends, Jesus Christ and The United States of America.

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Bob Jameson
   Posted Thu January 17, 2019
Farewell, my Brother!

Michelle Magruda
   Posted Fri January 18, 2019
Rose, Kevin and Marci I am so very sorry to hear about Paul. He was the best and I adored him. My love and prayers are with all of you. Heaven has truly gained an angel.

Peyton Justice
   Posted Fri January 18, 2019
Marci,

I am sorry for your loss. Hopefully all of the great memories you have gained with your father will help you through this trying time. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

William C Rusnack
   Posted Fri January 18, 2019

SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was sent by Bill and Marsha Rusnack.

Our sympathy to Rose, Marci and Kevin. Bill and Marsha Rusnack


Robert J. Rusnack
   Posted Fri January 18, 2019
My sympathy to Rose, Kevin and Marci. Bob Rusnack

Juanita Pelligrino
   Posted Fri January 18, 2019
Dear Marci, Todd, Dylan & Leah,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and love are with all of you at this difficult time.
Love, Aunt Nean & family

Warren Wright
   Posted Sun January 20, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember the trip you both took me and my mother on. I will always have good memories of you and Paul.

Sybil Anthony
   Posted Sun January 20, 2019
The loss of Paul is felt by so many of us. He has left us with some of the best memories with his kindness, graciousness, hospitality and always a smile. His love of family was so strong,
I will love and miss him forever.

Elvera Barcelona
   Posted Sun January 20, 2019
Rose, my sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family. He was such a nice man. I enjoyed seeing him and talking with him at Goldenagers. Sorry I couldn’t go to funeral. He was always ready to do some new show at Christmas and Atlantic City. He will be missed by all.

Patty McManus
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
Dear Rose, Marci and Kevin and family, my heart broke when I heard that Uncle Paul was in the hospital. His spirit and positive attitude was evident in every way while he was well, and when he was ill. His family was the important and loved part of his life. Always smiling, greeting family and friends that made you feel good. My thoughts as well as my husband David McManus feelings we adored Uncle Paul. May he Rest In Peace, see others in heaven and enjoy, rejoice in their company and watch over us. My prayers to all the family.... Patti McManus

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