Mary M. Manwaring, 69

Mary M. Manwaring, 69, of Nichols Rd. Martville, passed away March 7, 2011 at the Oswego Hospital.

Born in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late August and Rose (Trenca) Reitz.

Mary worked at the Reitz diner in Oswego for many years.

She enjoyed playing bingo and card games with her siblings and loved the Yankee’s.

Surviving are her husband, Richard Manwaring; her children, Richard Jr., Tina (Steve) Bourgeois, Roxanne “Rocky” Manwaring, Donna McCarrick, Scott Manwaring and John Manwaring; her siblings, August Reitz Jr., Phillip Reitz, Carol (Larry) Stuber, Patti (Dennis) Virgin and Kathy (Joe) Ponzi; grandchildren, Thomas & Alyssa Holland, Tara Haynes, Samantha McCarrick, Matt Bourgeois, Chris Bourgeois, Erin Bourgeois; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her brother James and Joseph Reitz, a sister Diane Hall and granddaughter, Brittany Manwaring.

Funeral Services will be held 4p.m. Thursday at Nelson Funeral Home.

Calling hours will be held 1-4p.m. Thursday, prior to the service, at the funeral home, 11 West Albany St. Oswego.

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  1. Very sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our hearts.

    Greg and Cara Alsworth and family.

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