Raymond Joseph McManaman Jr.

Navy_LogoCENTRALIA — Raymond Joseph McManaman, Jr.,  age 89, of Centralia, formerly of Honolulu, Hawaii, passed away at 1:06 A.M. on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia.

He was born on March 1, 1924 in Waukegan, Illinois, the son of Raymond Joseph, Sr. and Frances Josephine (Tonigan) McManaman.  He married Mary Katherine Crabb on August 27, 1947 in Waukegan and she preceded him in death on January 21, 2012.

Mr. McManaman is survived by his son Bruce McManaman of Centralia, daughter Patricia McManaman and husband Michael Tanigawa of Honolulu; three grandchildren Katie Tanigawa and Samantha Tanigawa, both of Honolulu, and Brian McManaman of Sandoval; and two brothers Brother Tim McManaman of Lockport and Tom McManaman of Florida.

In addition to his wife of 64 years, Mr. McManaman was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers Michael McManaman and George McManaman.

Mr. McManaman retired from the U.S. Navy on August 31, 1963 after  20 years of service to his country.  He served as a pilot during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Mr. McManaman was an active member of the Senior Association in Honolulu.  He loved the time spent with his family.  He enjoyed fishing.  He had lived in Centralia since October 2012, moving here from Honolulu.

As per his wishes, Mr. McManaman will be cremated. Memorial Services will be at a later date in Honolulu.   Inurnment will take place in the Punchbowl National Cemetery in Honolulu.  Cremation rites by the Moran Queen~Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia.

Online Expressions of Sympathy may be sent to Mr. McManaman’s family at moranfuneralhome.net.