Mr. Edward Manning, of Moncton, NB and formerly of Carbonear, NL, passed away peacefully at his daughter\'s residence on Friday, July 3, 2009. Mr. Manning was in his 81st year. Born in Harbour Grace, NL, he was the son of the late Joseph and Anne (Ryan) Manning. Edward was a retired accountant. He attended St. Bernard\'s Roman Catholic Church in Moncton and St. Patrick\'s Roman Catholic Church in Carbonear. Edward was an avid reader, enjoyed studying history and genealogy, and working with his computer. First and foremost, however, was quality time spent with his family. Edward will be sadly missed by his children, Jo-Ann, Moncton, Brenda, London, ON, Brian(Christine), Carbonear, NL; grandchildren, Erin, Maureen, Marc, Jayne; great-granddaughter, Olivia; brother, Gerard (Daphne), Labrador City; friends and cousins Mary Anne, St. Mary's and Jim Ryan, Harbour Grace; dear friend, Deb Harvey, London, ON; and many other cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Ellen (Nell) (Slade) Manning (1997); son, Alexander (1971) and his sister, Mary (1999).
A Celebration of Life Service for Edward Manning was held at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Carbonear on July 24, 2009.
In Edward’s memory, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a memorial of choice would be appreciated.