27 Jul 1979
Illness is Fatal
Peter [Pete] J. Manley, 1527 Calypso St., Bethlehem, died Friday in St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, after an illness. His wife, the former Marjorie Thornton, died in 1964.
Born in Scranton, son of the late John and Sarah Lally Manley, he was a member of Holy Family Church and was employed as a driver for Scranton Transit Corp. for [over] 50 years before retiring in 1972. He was a member of the Amalgamated Transit Union and of the Knights of Columbus.
Surviving are two sons, John, Scranton, and Joseph, Connecticut; two daughters, Mrs. Clarence Martin, Bethlehem, and Mrs. David Turner, Scranton; two sister, Mrs. Florence Culkin and Mrs. Ann Kimble, both of Scranton; 21 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Monday from the Thomas J. Golden Funeral Home, 2004 Delaware St., Dunmore, with mass at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Family Church. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.