John  Manning
John Manning, 63, of Utica, died unexpectedly while fishing on Saturday, April 8th. Born January 25, 1954 in Franklin, John was the son of the late Jack Louis and Pauline Marie Barre Manning. He was married to the former Kathleen Orr, who survives. John was self-employed as a landscaper. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He especially enjoyed helping others and spending time with his family. In addition to his wife, John is survived by his son, Ryan Manning of Oil City; his daughters, Traci Manning Biltz and her husband, Josh, of Franklin; and Shrya Clayton and her husband, Brad, of Franklin; his step-son, Lee Singleton and his wife, Linda, of Cochranton; and his step-daughters, Tammy Powell and her husband, Bruce, of Cochranton; and Candy Dunn and her husband, Joe, of Winchester, VA. He is also survived by his 9 grandchildren: Mykenzie Biltz, Tyler Clayton, Zacary Clayton, Isaac Clayton, Ashlee Eels, Andrea Dunn, Tyler Powell, Carter Manning, and Gage Manning. Additionally, Mr. Manning is survived by his brother, Charles Manning and his wife, Marsha, of Meadville; and his sister, Paula Anderson and her husband, James, of Cochranton. A memorial service for Mr. Manning will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin PA. To send cards or online condolences, family and friends are invited to visit
Published on April 10, 2017


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