WEST BOYLSTON-Robert A. McManus, 88, of the Briarwood Retirement Community, Worcester formerly of West Boylston and Seminole, FL passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 18.
Bob’s wife of 55 years, Alice G. (Murray) McManus passed away in 2005. He is survived by his three children, Eileen Sambito of Plymouth, Michael McManus and his wife, Sandra of Shrewsbury and John McManus and his wife, Linda of West Boylston; eight grandchildren, Thomas Sambito and his wife, Barbara of Jefferson, Joseph McManus and his wife, Amanda, James McManus and his wife Maria all of Grafton, Michael McManus and his wife, Jamie of Sherman Oak, CA, Jesslyn Fox and her husband, Maxamilian of West Boylston, Andrew McManus and his wife, Shauna of Auburn, Peter McManus of West Boylston and Christina of West Boylston; eight great-grandchildren, Rachel and Steve Sambito, Christian and Colin Fox, Alex, Bobby, Jane and Joshua McManus; a sister, Maureen Metterville and her husband, Richard of Holden; a brother, William McManus and his wife, Joyce of Seminole, FL and Falmouth and several nieces and nephews. He was born in Worcester, son of Andrew J. and Anna (Cashman) McManus. He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII serving in the Sea Bee’s.
Bob owned and operated D.H. Adams Plumbing and Heating Supply Company in Worcester. Bob was a longtime resident of West Boylston, where he served on the Town Planning Board and Finance Committee. He was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church. Bob was an avid and accomplished golfer who also enjoyed spending time at his summer home in Manomet and wintering in Seminole, FL.
A Funeral will held Thursday, January 21 from FAY BROTHERS Funeral Home, 1 West Boylston Street with a Mass at 10AM in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 111 Worcester Street. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Visiting Hours are Wednesday, January 20 from 4 to 7PM at the funeral home.