phyllis manley
Phyllis Ann Manley, 87, of Weirton, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017 in the Acuity Specialty Hospital, Weirton. She was born July 9, 1929 in Steubenville, OH, a daughter of the late Donald H. and Ruth E. Johnson Thomas. She was also preceded in death by her brother David L. Thomas. For 17 years, Mrs. Manley was a teacher for the Hancock County Board of Education. She was a member of the Cove Presbyterian Church, Myrtle McHendry Class, a former Session member and a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority. Phyllis is survived by her loving and devoted husband Hugh H. Manley of 58 years whom she married November 21, 1958; sons Donald Manley of Oakdale, PA and Mark (Josette) Manley of Weirton; daughters Ruthann (John) Eckersberg of Wellsburg, WV and Suzann (Derek) Stewart of Brunswick, ME; sister Lynda Scheer of Palm Desert, CA; grandchildren Jacqueline, Elizabeth, Ethan and Bryce Manley, Sophia Dermargosian, Christian and Liam Stewart, Robert Busick, Nichole Felouzis and John and Adam Eckersberg. Visitation will be held Friday 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton. Additional visitation will be held Saturday from 10 until the 11am funeral services at Cove Presbyterian Church, 3404 Main Street, Weirton. The Reverend Dr. Ed Rudiger will officiate. Interment will follow in Union Cemetery, Steubenville, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cove Presbyterian Church, 3404 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062.

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  1. My deepest sympathy and prayers to the Manley Family. The only joy in a family loss is knowing that Phyllis is in heaven and in the presence of God. What joy for her. She will be watching over all now. God Bless

  2. The Earth has lost a wonderful, kind, patient and funny soul. I am one of many who regarded her as a second mom. She will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences to her lovely family!

  3. Mark and Josette, We are very sorry to hear of your mom,s passing. May God bless you all during this difficult time.

  4. Mr. M., Don, Mark & Josette, Ruthann and Suzann…words fail. Phyllis was so much a part of my life growing up…and Paula’s and Josh’s…it feels as if we’re missing family too… Thinking of all of you at this time.

  5. Hugh, So sorry for your loss. Heaven has gained another angel. Life goes on but it’s not the same. I lost Eileen 18 months ago and know how it must feel. I hope you and your kids are doing well. Prayers are with you.a

  6. Ruthann and family we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. May God cradle you in his arms and give you comfort during the very difficult time. If we can help in any way just let us know. God give all you the strength you will need Joe and Stephanie Kulin

  7. Mark and Josette, Please except my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God’s grace get you through this difficult time.

  8. We are so sorry for your loss. She was a Beautiful person inside and out. It was an honor to have met her. Sending you all prayers of strength, love and peace. Love to you all.

  9. Mark and Josette. We’re sorry for your loss. Please call if we can do anything. Prayers for peace, strength and comfort. God bless

  10. My deepest sympathy to Hugh, Donald, Mark,RuthAnn and Suzanne. May God comfort you at this very difficult time.

  11. Sending prayers and my deepest sympathy to all of you. I am out of town but wanted you to know you’re in my thoughts and prayers!

  12. Mr. Manley, Don, Mark, Ruthann, and Suzann my heartfelt sorry for your loss. She was a legendary lady who changed the word for many. If the old song is right about the line of people in heaven passing before us as we meet with Jesus her line stretches for miles and miles….She once talked to me of earning jewels in my crown..You mom has one of the biggest crowns of all now…she did in life as well…I thank you all for the moments she shared with me. I know its a sad time but I am sure heaven is rejoicing she is there now…My mom probably ran right up to her to welcome her home. With Love to all of you and your families… Betty (Mathews) Lawrence

  13. Sending you all my deepest sympathy and prayers for guiding you as you mourn. You have so many wonderful memories to share! Draw on those happy times to get you through the hard times ahead. Know that her love for family and friends is legendary. Heaven has welcomed her with open arms! Another angel and beautiful soul to watch over your family and friends! God bless you all and RIP Phyllis.

  14. Mr. Manley, Don, Mark, Ruthann, and Suzann, my sincerest condolences on the passing of Mrs. Manley. Growing up on Maryland Heights meant that there were some staples of the community just up the street, and Phyllis certainly fit the bill. She was a great person and will be sadly missed. God bless you all from the entire Psaroudis family.

  15. Mr. Manley, Don, Mark, Ruthann, and Suzann Kathy and I send prayers and our deepest sympathy on the passing of Mrs. Manley. We remember the fond times at Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool. I (Pete) remember when she would bring “little” Suzann to the pool. I, also, remember the times that Mrs. Manley, Becky Psaroudis,, and I commuted to New Cumberland Junior High School.

  16. Very sorry to hear of your loss. You have my deepest sympathy.May God continue to bless and keep all of you in in his loving arms.My thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you.

  17. I am saddened with you all, and will be thinking about you and praying along with you tomorrow and in the weeks ahead as you face so many things.

  18. Coach, My deepest condolences go out to your family! You know better than I, Phyllis and my mom go back a long ways. Talking to you and Phyllis, I thank you for some of those memories. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. Dearest Manley Family, Our deepest love to you as you walk through this journey…Phyllis was an amazing woman, friend, wife, mother, grandmother…we will miss her… Love & blessings to all of you…

  20. I just found out about this tribute video and am so glad to have the chance to watch it! Aunt Phyl was obviously a doting mom and grandma…no surprise. I miss hearing from her and hope Uncle Hugh and all the Manleys are doing well. That’s how she’d want it. Much love from Christy

  21. Don,

    Sorry to learn about your mother.

    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

    With deepest sympathy,

    Pete & Erin Cuffaro

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