Robert “Bob” F. Manning
Robert “Bob” Francis Manning, 67, a resident of Cape Coral, FL, formerly of Medford, MA, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017 in Cape Coral. He was born February 13, 1950 in Boston, MA.
Bob grew up in Charlestown, MA and considered himself a “Townie” throughout his lifetime, regardless of where he lived. He had a strong passion for the sport of ice hockey, which he excelled in. Bob had received full athletic scholarships to both Boston College and Notre Dame. He chose to play hockey for Boston College, because of his love for his city. Bob was certified as an HVAC Engineer and worked throughout Boston in Building Management, for over thirty years.
Bob will be remembered as an avid sports fan, always cheering on every game from college to professional teams. His favorite of course, being the Boston teams. He had a great love for all genres of music and movies. He recently decided to learn to play the guitar, as a retirement past time. Bob loved to look through family photographs and he surrounded himself with photos of his family. This brought him great joy.
He is survived by his loving mother, Patricia Manning of N. Ft. Myers and is pre-deceased by his father, James Manning; he is also survived by his children, Jeremy Manning of Charlestown, MA and Joshua Manning (Carolyn) of Holbrook, MA; brother, Michael Manning (Nancy) of Newnan, GA; Bob’s grandchildren, Scarlett and Lily, children of Joshua and Carolyn Manning; as well as his niece, nephew, great-nieces, aunts, uncles and many cousins.
A Catholic service will be held at Mullins Memorial Funeral Home, 1056 N.E. 7th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL onWednesday, June 28, at3:00 p.m.Burial services will be private.
Bob, may you find eternal peace in the arms of God. May your family be surrounded by a hedge of protection and love. May those whom you have left behind enjoy the privilege of spending time together; together or simply in thought, love and spirit, let them know they are loved. May good health prevail for your loved ones and may there be an ever-present faith in God’s mercy and grace. Until we meet again, fly with the Angels Bob and may God hold you in the palm of his hands.
Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.(NLT)
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found atwww.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.