Joan McManus, Retired from GTE

OBITS-McMANUSJoan_WJoan Lingyak McManus, 81, of Camillus, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at home surrounded by her family.

A lifetime resident of the Camillus area, she was a 1949 graduate of Camillus High School. She attended OCC and Auburn Community College.

She retired from GTE in Camillus in 1985 after 25 years. A communicant of Holy Family Church, she was also a member of the Camillus Elks Auxiliary.

She enjoyed golf and was an avid traveler and SU sports fan. She spent many years in Florida.

She also enjoyed sewing and crafts, having attended many craft sales where she sold her creations.

She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Leonard “Lenny” in 2009 and by her sisters, Mary Petosa and Kathy Arcaro.

Surviving are her daughters, Christine (Raymond) Riddett of Warners, Karen (Paul) Skardinski of Camillus, Denise (Jeffery) Hanson of Livermore, Calif., and Deborah McManus of San Ramon, Calif.; sons, Michael (Allyson) McManus of Fulton and Timothy (Rachel) McManus of Liverpool; sister, Nancy Spillett of Camillus; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be held tomorrow, Dec. 23 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 9 a.m. in Holy Family Church. She will be laid to rest in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners.

Contributions may be made to Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Dr., Syracuse, NY 13219 or to Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool, NY 13088.

Please share condolences at www.BuranichFuneralHome.com.

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