James Manchester

James Manchester, age 81, of Gloversville, passed
away Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Nathan Littauer
Hospital, Gloversville.
He was born August 16, 1940 in Lasselsville, the son
of the late Oscar “Guy” and Azubah Crannell Manchester.
He served in the US Army from 1963 to 1965
and was later employed by Winig Slipper Company
for over 20 years and for UPS for 29 years until his
retirement. His favorite pastime was camping, which
he loved to do.
Jim is survived by his wife of 52 years, Betty Brooks
Manchester; four children, John Dutcher (Laura), Louis
Dutcher, Milajean Manchester and Rick Manchester
(Jodie); 8 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter;
two brothers, Ralph Manchester (Barbara) and Richard
Manchester; as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jim was predeceased by
an infant son, James Manchester; a sister, Jeanette
Alkinburgh; four brothers, Guy Manchester, Robert
Manchester, Roger Manchester and Dan Manchester.
The family will receive relatives and friends from
1 to 2 pm Monday, November 15, 2021 at Walrath &
Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville,
where a Memorial Service will follow at 2 pm.
Facial masks will be required.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of
flowers to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane,
Latham, NY 12110.
Online condolences to the family may be made at
www.brbsfuneral.com.
51 Fremont St., Gloversville
725-1121

By Leader-Herald

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