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2100 Perkiomen Avenue
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W. Manning

W. Bernard "Bernie" Manning Jr.

Friday, January 8th, 1943 - Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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W. Bernard "Bernie" Manning, Jr., 76, of Mohnton, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center. He was the husband of Jean A. (Fry) Manning. Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of the late Wellington B. Manning and Augusta (Mehosky) Boyer. Bernie graduated from West Reading High School in 1960 and was a member of St. John Baptist De La Salle. He worked as an HVAC salesman for the Reading Foundry for over 25 years. In addition to his wife Jean, Bernie is survived by his sons Edward B. husband of Wendy, Wyomissing and Scott A. husband of Veronica, Mohnton; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Also surviving are one brother Greg and two sisters Sundra Comer and Althea Cirillo. He is predeceased by daughter Kim. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Lutz Funeral Home, 2100 Perkiomen Ave., Reading. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday March 25, 2019, beginning at 10:00 am in St. John Baptist De La Salle, 42 Kerrick Rd, Shillington, PA 19607. Interment is at Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. John Baptist De La Salle to the address above. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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  • Visitation

    March 24th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    March 24th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lutz Funeral Home, Inc.
    2100 Perkiomen Avenue
    Reading, PA 19606
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  • Service

    March 25th, 2019 | 10:00am
    March 25th, 2019 10:00am
    St. John Baptist De La Salle
    42 Kerrick Rd.
    Shillington, Pa 19607
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    Father Rich Clement
  • Interment

    Gethsemane Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Laureldale, PA
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Posted at 09:11pm
May the love of God and the peace that he provides calm your hearts and help you to endure. I am sorry for your loss. – Phil 4:6,7

Sharon H Brahmstadt

Posted at 01:58pm
We knew the Manning family when we lived on Summit Chase Drive. Our children, David and Carrie, were friends with Eddie, Kim and Scott. We used to car pool to school together. I always thought we were lucky to have such a nice family for our neighbors. We have many fond memories. We send sincere condolences to each family member. Scott and our David were good friends before our family was transferred to Camp le Jeune , North Carolina. Sharon and Clifford Brahmstadt

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Posted at 09:40am
Butch will remain in our hearts forever. He brought so many gifts to our lives. We will cherish our memories. The Mehosky and Morga Family
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Stewart McDonough

Posted at 06:55pm
Wellington Bernard "Champ" Manning Jr. family members and friends, the WRHS Alumni Association wishes to extend our heartfelt condolences at this time of sorrow and loss. Cherished memories will help to keep him to live on in our thoughts and prayers.
West Reading High School Alumni Association

Tracey burton

Posted at 04:23pm
I am very blessed to have been able to work with Bernie for over 30 years. Bernie has taught me so much working in the plumbing and heating business. We shared so many laughs, so many endless talks about our families. Never did he miss my birthday, even when he was away or it fell on a weekend. I will miss him terribly. My deepest sympathy goes out to the Manning family. Love sent to you all!

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