James Anthony McManus, Sr.: Loris

1946 – 2020

     James Anthony McManus, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, May 27, at his home in Loris. He was 73.

     Mr. McManus was born on May 28, 1946 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to the late James Joseph McManus and the late Rose Harvey McManus. Mr. McManus worked as a truck driver with the teamsters Union, Local 776 and then with his own trucking company until his retirement. He loved restoring and selling cars and was an avid motorcycle enthusiast.

     Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Jillian Victoria McManus; two sons, James Anthony McManus, Jr. and wife Holly of Newville, Pennsylvania and Jason McManus and wife, Jeanette of Loris; six grandchildren, James Kellert and wife Becky, Trevor Kellert, Thomas Bitner and wife Christie, Adam Bitner and wife Heather, Sara Martin, and Rose Mary McManus; six great-grandchildren, Bladen Rosario, Samantha Rosario, Arianna Heckman, Nolan Kellert, Harley Whitington, and Serenity Helms; a special family friend, Thomas Sharp; two sisters, Rosemarie Kindred and husband, Thomas of Courtdale, Pennsylvania and Celia Lacina and husband, Tony of Wyoming, Pennsylvania.

     Mr. McManus was predeceased by his daughter, Jill Marie McManus; brother, Timothy McManus; and sister, Margaret Carpenter.

     Memorial visitation will be held at a later date.

     A guest register is available here.