William A. Manning
Date of Passing:
Manning, William A., “Bill,” CPA, 89, formerly of Lamson Road, died peacefully at home on October 24, 2017 with his loving wife by his side. He was the husband of Nancy (Leet) Manning and the late Alice (Tetreault) Manning.
Born in Manchester, NH, Mr. Manning was a son of the late William and Julia (Dominick) Manning. He graduated from the Bentley School of Accounting and Finance in Boston in 1947. He served in the Army during the Korean War.
A Certified Public Accountant, he was employed by Ernst & Young in Providence for 41 years. He was a Life Member of the American Institute of CPA’s and RI Society of CPA’s. He was a past president of the RI Society of CPA’s, a former member of the board of directors and chairman of the Tax Committee for a number of years.
Besides his wife, he is survived by four children; Karen Manning and her husband Daniel Uhlrich of Madison, WI; Laurie Manning of Oakland, CA; Stephen Manning of Riverside, RI; and Lucy Canavan and her husband John Canavan III of Marshfield, MA; four grandchildren; Katherine Uhlrich, Maxim Uhlrich, John Canavan IV and Theresa Canavan; nine step-children, 25 step-grandchildren and 13 step-great grandchildren.
He was the brother of Bernard Manning of Westborough, MA, Kathleen Rattet of Delray Beach, FL, Helen D’Amours of Cambridge, MD and the late Julia Manning, Donald Manning, David Manning and Ann Brown.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday October 28, 2017 in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Bill’s memory to St. Luke Church School Endowment Fund, 10 Waldron Avenue, Barrington, RI, 02806 would be deeply appreciated.