MACOMB -- John R. Manson, 72, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 at his home.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, December 30, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur. A graveside service will be announced and held in the spring.
John was born in Macomb on February 10, 1945, the son of Alexander R. and Helen Cunningham Manson.
He worked as a farmer and was a member of Laborer’s Local #322. John enjoyed the outdoors and life as a farmer.
John married Diana E. Bowman on July 17, 1971 at St. Patrick’s Church in Rossie.
He is survived by his wife; his children, Julie Hutton of Macomb, Jason Manson of Macomb, and Janna Manson of Parish; and six grandchildren, Dustin, Faith, Collin, Alexus, John E., and Donuvin; his siblings, Arnold Conklin of Edwards, Hazel Seery of Philadelphia, Yvonne Matice of Gouverneur, Alexander “Bob” Manson of Gouverneur, and Mary Hyde of Puxsutawney, PA; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; a sister, Ardis Reynolds; and his son, John William “Little Johnny” Manson.
Memorial donations in John’s memory may be made to the Macomb Community Wesleyan Church.