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BOARDMAN, Ohio – There will be a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by the Rev. Philip Rogers at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Charles Church in Boardman, Ohio for William J. “Capt” Manley Sr., 85, who died Monday morning, July 30, 2012 at his residence, surrounded by his family.
William was born in Youngstown, Ohio on Feb. 16, 1927, a son of William I and Edna Byers Manley and was a lifelong area resident.
He was a graduate of Ursuline High School with the Class of 1945 and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Capt worked for the Boardman Fire Department for over 35 years. He was a member Boardman Union Fire Department Local No. 1176.
Capt played baseball for Boardman AC Club and many others, including Boardman Police and Fire Team.
He was a big Yankee fan and assisted coaching many Little League teams.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, M. Louise Williams, whom he married Sept. 8, 1951.
He will be sadly missed by his two daughters, Deborah (Joseph) Dulovich of Boardman and Laura (Phillip) Lagnese of Twinsburg, Ohio; a son, William J. (Sandra) Manley Jr. of Boardman; a brother, Paul Manley of St. Petersburg, Florida; six grandchildren, Bryan and Jonathan Dulovich, Phillip and Michael Lagnese, and Kelsey and Liam Manley; and three great-grandchildren, William, Anna and Lyla Dulovich.
Besides his parents, William was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Elaine Manley; and a brother, Raymond Manley.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Fox Funeral Home and from 10 to 10:50 a.m. on Thursday at St. Charles Church.
Monetary donations can be made in William’s name to Hospice of the Valley, 5900 Market St., Boardman, OHIO 44512.