Michael J. McManus, 62

FULTON, NY – Michael J. McManus, 62, of Fulton, passed away on Tuesday February 28, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse following complications due to cancer.

Michael J. McManus
Michael J. McManus

He lived in Camillus, NY, during his youth and was the son of the late Leonard and Joan McManus.

Mike was a graduate of West Genesee High School and SUNY at Geneseo where he was a member of Delta Kappa Tau fraternity.

Mike loved playing lacrosse and had been a member of the West Genesee and Geneseo varsity teams.

He was working for National Grid in Liverpool as a systems control supervisor with 37 years of employment.

Mike was well-known for his computer and technology expertise and was able to repair just about anything.

Surviving are his wife, of 23 years, Allyson Carter McManus; children, Michael, Jacqueline and Taylor McManus; grand-daughter, Carmen McManus; siblings, Christine (Ray) Riddett, Karen (Paul) Skardinski, Tim (Rachel) McManus, Deborah McManus and Denise (Jeff) Hanson; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Colleen (Tom) Madigan, Lori (Bob) Secreti and Jeff (Ethel) Carter; and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 6, at State Street United Methodist Church, 357 State St., Fulton, with burial following at Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.

The family request that in lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Michael McManus be made to Room 2 Smile Fund, c/o Upstate Foundation, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.



  1. I will miss you Mike-
    Please look over and comfort your family and guide them through this difficult journey.
    There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.

  2. My heart goes out to you all. May you take comfort in the Lord and each other.

  3. One of the best, and I’m proud to call him my friend. Rest easy my friend, you will truly be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing you!!!

  4. We are so very sorry. Sending our heartfelt thoughts to you and your family. May he Rest In Peace.

  5. Allison, we were so sorry to read about Mike. We all had so much fun when we were together at the shop! Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. We are living in Texas now so won’t be able to come – but we will certainly be thinking about you.
    Kayln and Ronnie Sharp

  6. God’s peace to you all and heartfelt sympathy from the Sorbellos. Mike was a great guy and will be missed. Love u all. ?

  7. Allyson, Taylor,and Families,
    I can’t express in words how sorry Karen and I are for your loss. Mike was a great neighbor but even a better man and friend.We had many talks over the years but we just could not solve all the world’s problems.We will miss his smile and his help. Every time something was broken or not working, Karen would say, “Call Mikey.” He always had the solution. We are here for all of you if anything is needed.Mike, my friend, no more pain, rest in peace.
    Bill and Karen

  8. Heartfelt love and sympathy to all of Mike’s family. May God grant you peace during this difficult time.

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