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James P. Mannion

May 15, 1945 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 76)

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Obituary

Of Swissvale, age 76, died on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Jim was the beloved husband of Regina “Ginger” (Hughes) Mannion for 55 years.

Loving father of Damian (Pamela) Mannion of Evans City, Claire Mannion of Swissvale, Grace Ann (Michael) Bevan of East Huntingdon and Catherine Mannion of Brookline.

Treasured grandfather of Lucy and Michael Bevan and Patrick Mannion.

Dear brother Patrick D.  Mannion of Elizabeth and Patricia (Tony) Zusinas of Moon Twp.

Jimmy was a 1963 graduate of North Braddock Scott High School. He was trained as a winder at Westinghouse in East Pittsburgh and continued in his trade after the plant’s closure by working for Generator Motor Services. In his retirement, Jimmy served as a school crossing guard on Woodstock Avenue in Swissvale.

Jimmy possessed a keen Irish sense of humor and enjoyed sharing it, particularly at the former Acorn Club in Swissvale. He was a very welcoming, accepting person who loved people regardless of differences of opinion or heritage. Jim was a low-handicap golfer and bowled many games at the Swissvale Bowl-a-Rama. He was a staunch Steeler fan, and a favorite pastime was watching sports on television. 

Friends are welcome to a Mass of Christian Burial in Word of God Church, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, on Friday at 11 a.m.

Arrangements with Patrick T. Lanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Linden Avenue at Cable Avenue, East Pittsburgh (412-824-8800).

Memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, 212 Ninth St., Pgh. 15222 or www.ccpgh.org.
 

 


Services

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
April 29, 2022

11:00 AM
Word of God Church of st. Joseph the Worker Parish
7446 McClure st.
Swissvale, PA 15218

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