Manning, Francis E. “Frank” of West Dennis, formerly of Dedham and Brookline. January 8, 2013. Former husband of H. Frances (Brennan) Manning of Plainville. Devoted father of Paul F. Manning and his wife Donna of Plainville, Nancy M. Manning of Dedham, Joseph B. Manning and his wife Margaret of Bellingham, Lynne Harkins and her husband Richard of Norfolk, and Stephen E. Manning and his wife Karyn of Dedham. Also survived by 11 grandchildren. Son of the late Thomas and Helen (Feneno) Manning. Brother of Thomas Manning of Brookline, the late Barbara Steele, Jean Silver, and Pauline Carty.
Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Wilson-Cannon Funeral Home, 456 High Street, Dedham, Friday at 8 AM. Funeral Mass in St. Mary Church, Dedham at 9 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 PM. Interment Walnut Hills Cemetery, Brookline. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cape Cod Elder Services - Meals on Wheels, 68 Rt. 134, South Dennis MA 02660. US Marine Corps Korean War Veteran. Long time football, lacrosse, wrestling referee and member of The Football Referee Association. Member of Society in Dedham for the Apprehension of Horse Thieves. Retired employee of Mitre Company of Bedford and former Chairman of Dedham Finance Committee. For directions and guestbook, gfdoherty.com