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Obituaries: July 30, 2015

Published on: July 29, 2015

James B. Manning Jr.

James B. Manning Jr., well known in the Ruskin community, passed on July 19, 2015.

At his request there will be no services held, but there will be a family/friend gathering at his home in Ruskin on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 12 p.m.: 312 Stephens Road, Ruskin.

James B. Manning Jr. (Jody) was born June 29, 1957. He lived his entire life in the Wimauma/Ruskin area. He is survived by wife Loretta Manning; children James B. Manning III and Christeena Sandoval; grandchildren Jasmin and Frank Sandoval; brothers James Douglas and James Randall and his wife Wanda; and sisters Carolyn and Abby,

James lived his life for his family and was loved by so many. He was always going out of his way to help someone in need, playing a prank or joke to make someone laugh or showing off because someone told him that he couldn’t do something.

James was a father figure to a lot of people and will be missed by many.


Fred V. Marlow


Fred V. Marlow

Fred V. Marlow, 84, of Sun City Center, Fla., passed away unexpectedly while on vacation, on July 24, 2015.

Born in New York, N.Y., he was the son of the late Frederick V. Marlow Sr. and Marjorie O’Leary Marlow.

Following in the tradition of his family, he attended Manhattan College in NYC.

He was also a graduate of Officers Candidate School.

He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army as a First Lieutenant.

He retired after 30 years as a financial manager for Prudential Insurance Co. After moving to Peru, Mass., in 1974 with his family, he was an officer on the Peru Police Department. He also served on the Peru conservation committee.

After moving from Massachusetts to Florida, he became a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer, outdoorsman, computer enthusiast and had many other interests that he shared with family and friends.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Gloria A. Marlow; daughters Jeri A. Kubicki and husband Michael, and Ellen Marlow-Ambrosino and husband Tim; sons Michael A. Marlow and Matthew F. Marlow; and   grandchildren David M. Kubicki, Stephen M. Kubicki and wife Jessica, Eric M. Ambrosino and Aaron C. Ambrosino; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved sister Diana M. Goodman.

He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be deeply missed by all the lives he touched.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Blvd. in Sun City Center. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hope Lodge at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa or the American Heart Association.

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