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Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to John by adding your memories and photos. My sincerest appreciation to all. For your care and support of Jack, please send a prayer for him. Thank You, Beverly


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“We miss you!! ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Jen Manley -

“Dear Beverly,We were so sorry to learn of Jack's death. He was such a kind and inspiring man, and we have been blessed knowing both him and yourself...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Carol and Ed Johnson - Greenwood, IN

“Steve so sorry to hear about your loss. Praying God places his healing arms around you and your family and holds you tight during this time a sorrow...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Carol Burgess - Moss Point, MS

“Beverley,I am praying for you daily. I enjoyed my visits with Jack. I always found myself smiling and laughing when I was talking with him. Love...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: Lynn Camino - Fort Wayne, IN

“I worked with Jack when I came to Navistar as a college grad.. It was a great experience working with kind person willing to show you the way around...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Love you, Grandpa. I know you are in the Lords hands watching over us, and the memories will never fade. We love you!! ”
6 of 27 | Posted by: Jennifer Manley

“We are so sorry for your loss, and regret we did not see the notice in the newspaper and missed the funeral. Blessings to you all, if we can do...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Mary Ann & Bill Roebel - IN

“Bev, my sympathies and prayers are with you and your family.Jim Walsh CCHS '56West Lafayette,Indiana ”
8 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“It has been my great joy to have met Jack & Bev through the Sainthoods Small Christian Community. I admired Jack's kindness and gentle spirit and was...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Kathy Neimann

“I had the pleasure of working with Jack as a young engineer at Navistar. What a wonderful co-worker and friend. I wish I would have been able to...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Greg Sutter - Ft Wayne/Leo, IN

“Love you, grandpa! Thank you for all the great memories. ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Jen

Dad with Callen “As a kid one of my favorite memories was when dad "cancelled his dentist appointment and we went to Fox Island Nature Preserve. We had a great time...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Vince - Indianapolis, IN - Son

The boys. “We have all loved everything about you. You were great to joke around with and you shared memories that were the most exciting stories we ever heard....Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Gavin, Wyatt, Brody and Callen - IN

“Love you, Pops ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Stephen Manley - Millersburg, IN

“I will always remember the time that he made me a toy when I was in the hospital with a broken leg. I will miss him much. ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: Teresa Trendle - Fort Wayne, IN

“Love you, Pops ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: Stephen Manley - Millersburg, IN

“Pops, I miss you so much, Thanks for all the wonderful memories. I cherish them all. ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Carolyn Manley - Ft. Wayne, IN

“My husband and I both worked with Jack at Navistar, and he was one of my favorite people. He had a great sense of humor, and I always got a kick out...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Gwen Gephart - Fort Wayne, IN

“I met Mr. Manley while working in Membership Services at the Parkview YMCA. I have many fond memories of him and will cherish the wonderful stories...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Amy Faylor - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our condolences on your loss Sandra, Bill, and Jack ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: The Laughlin family - Locust Gap, PA

“He was a great uncle to us. He will be greatly missed. Our deepest sympathyto all the family. We'll miss you. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Fred Tina Teresa - IN

“Please accept our deepest sympathy in your time of need. ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: Jason and Natalie Reid - IN

“Our Warmest Condolences Jeff and Michelle Allen ”
23 of 27 | Posted by: Jeff Allen

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Brenda Dosen - Fort Wayne, IN

“Jack and I worked and sat next to each other for several years at International. He was a good guy and I looked up to him as a father figure, giving...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Steve Hartman - Goshen, IN

“To Steve, Jane & Family....Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God's Love & Comfort surround you...It is difficult to lose loved ones...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: A friend

“Jack was special. We were members of his & Bev's Small Christian Community since 1994. He was a dear friend & blessing to us. We valued his...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Carl/Joan Baermann - IN

John P. "Jack" "Skip" Manley , 79, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012 at home in Fort Wayne. Born in Locust Gap, PA, John was a U S Army Korean War veteran and worked as a mechanical engineer with International Harvester/ Navistar for 38 years, retiring in 1998. He was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church and small Christian Community of St. Vincents and the UAW . He was a talented fine woodworker. Survived by his wife of 55 years, Beverly of Fort Wayne, IN; sons, Gregory Manley of Basel Switzerland and Stephen (Jane) Manley of Millersburg, IN; daughter, Carolyn Manley of Fort Wayne, IN and son, Vincent (Nancy) Manley of Indianapolis, In Grand daughter, Jennifer Manley of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Gavin, Wyatt, Brody, and Callen Manley of Indianapolis. cousin, Mary Janet Gosdock of Mt Carmel, PA; brother in law, DR. J. W. Ratliff of Lebanon, KY. John was preceded in death by his parents Cormac J. and Veronica H. Manley and brother Vincent Manley, sisters Geraldine Ratliff and Evelyn Hege. Granddaughter Zoe Manley. Mass of Christian Burial is Monday, 10:30 am, December 31, 2012 at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church with calling one hour prior. Monsignor John Kuzmich officiating. Calling will also be Sunday, December 30, 2012 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road with the Vigil at 4:30 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery , Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent dePaul Society or Parkview Hospice. To sign the online guest book, go to