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Charles McManus

Charles J. McManus Jr.

Tuesday, February 25th, 1941 - Monday, July 29th, 2019
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Charles J. McManus, Jr., age 78 of Hardyston Twp., passed away on Monday, July 29th, 2019 at his home.
Born in East Rutherford to the late Charles J. and Dorothy G. (Gross) McManus, Charles spent most of his life in Bergen County, eventually settling in Hardyston seventeen years ago. Charles worked as a printer and graphic designer for American Color in New York City.
Charles was a loving family man. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, and was a passionate fan of all things Notre Dame.
Predeceased by his siblings, Alice Lorenzen, Dolores Kaphan, and William McManus, Charles is survived by his sons Christopher and wife Melissa McManus of Saddle Brook, Todd and wife Kelly McManus of Jackson, NJ, and Chad and his girlfriend Astin Civitano of Hardyston; stepdaughter Denise and husband Brian Morgantini; and sisters Dorothy Schilling of Teaneck, Midge Mannino of Little River, SC, and Rita Hannah of Brackney, PA. He is also survived by his eleven loving grandchildren, Kelsey, Alexa, Taylor, Ethan, Carter, Skylar, Kayla, Pierce, Karly, Trent, and Ashley; as well as his close family friend, Denise Ruppe.
Visitation for Charles will be held on Friday, August 2nd, 2019 from 4-8PM at the F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ 07416. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, August 3rd, 11AM at the St. Jude the Apostle RC Church in Hamburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation And the Healthwell Foundation
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  • Visitation

    Friday, August 2nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, August 2nd, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    F. John Ramsey Funeral Home
    One Main Street
    FRANKLIN, NJ 07416
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 11:00am
    St. Jude the Apostle RC Church
    4 Beaver Run Road
    Hardyston Twp., NJ 07419
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  • Interment

    North Hardyston Cemetery
    Route 94
    HAMBURG, NJ 07419
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The Patton family

Posted at 10:35pm
Life feels short until the end. That is when we look back on the journey and realize all we have done. Let us all celebrate what he has done. Let this tree be a semblance of the roots he grew from and the fruit his life produced.
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Patton Family

Posted at 10:07pm
I knew him through small moments in life. I married into his wonderful extended family. But, in my experience, it doesn't take long to know who Uncle Butch was as a man. The world lost a positive role model for young men. I pray for the family and celebrate having known him. A man's man.

Michele Grieco

Posted at 03:46pm
Our prayers and deepest sympathy to the entire McManus family on the loss of your Dad and Grandfather. Butchie you will be missed by so many. May you rest in peace as you so deserve. With Love, Rob & Michele Grieco

Declan Bradley

Posted at 07:05pm
So sorry to hear this news. Worked with Charlie for 3 years back in the 90s before I moved back to Ireland. as professional as he tried to keep it.... We had a great laugh together. He's never been too far from my thoughts ever since. RIP Charlie. Condolences to his family and friends.

Declan Bradley, Co. Donegal

Helen Livingston

Posted at 04:25pm
My prayers and sympathies to Todd, family and friends. I hope that wonderful memories will help bring you peace.

Helen Livingston

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