PARISHVILLE — Richard V. Manning, age 78, of Parishville, New York passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at the Canton Potsdam Hospital.
A funeral mass will be held at St. Patrick's Church in Colton, NY on Friday, February 3rd at 11 am with Rev. Joseph Giroux celebrant.
Burial will take place in the spring at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Parishville, NY.
Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service.
There will be calling hours on Thursday, February 2nd at the Garner Funeral Service from 4-7 pm.
Richard is survived by his brothers, Martin (Sandy) Manning of Nevada and Arthur (Deirdre) Manning of Maine; sister, Marley Manning of Maine and several nieces and nephews.
Richard was born on July 10, 1944, in Queens, NY to the late Martin Manning and Mary Brennan.
He was a graduate of Holy Cross Catholic School in Flushing, NY.
He then received his Bachelor's Degree from Siena College in 1966.
He went on to St. John's University in Queens, NY and received his Juris Doctorate Degree in 1969.
He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1970.
Richard began practicing in Night Court in New York City.
He then moved to the North Country. He really enjoyed the North Country and made it his home.
He served as the St. Lawrence County District Attorney in the 1990's.
He later became a successful Defense Attorney, always closely following the law and striving to be fair to all who he came in contact with.
Richard's faith was very important to him. He was a devout catholic. He was a member of St. Michael's Church in Parishville and then St. Patrick's in Colton.
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