Alexandria Bay, NY
July 12, 2018
He was born April 29, 1938 in Endicott, NY, son of W. Ray and Edna Mae Shafer Manchester. He graduated from Owego Free Academy and then from Broome County Community College. He served in the US Army from 1957 to 1959.
He is survived by his wife, Jean (Russell) of 58 years, two daughters, Sue Manchester, of Chapel Hill, NC, and Sami (Dave) Foye, of Pittsboro, NC, a brother John (Janet) Manchester, of Endwell, NY and two grandchildren, Sean and Katie Foye and several nieces and nephews. Phil worked for many years for IBM in Owego, retiring as Public Relations Manager. After retirement, the couple spent summers at their home in the Thousand Islands and currently reside in Sanford, NC. Continue reading