Wellsville, NY - Mary C. Manning, 78, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Jones Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was born September 8, 1936 in Manhattan, the daughter of the late Sam and Helen (Holdasevich) Ferrante. On June 2, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY she married Thomas C. Manning who predeceased her on May 9, 2014.
Mary and Tom resided in Brooklyn before moving to Wellsville in 1996. She was a graduate of Pace University in 1990. She was employed as an executive Secretary for U. S. Trust on Wall Street for 28 years; retiring in 1996. She was a past senior regent for the Woman of the Moose # 248, a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, the Altar & Rosary Society and the Wellsville Rod & Gun Club. She enjoyed photography, musical instruments, computers and animals; but most of all she loved spending time with friends and family.
She is survived by one brother, Alex “Al” Ferrante of Florida and several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Anna M. Wade on November 14, 2007.
Friends are invited to a Memorial Mass on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church; Wellsville. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. The family requests memorial donations are made to the SPCA Serving Allegany County. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.