James J. McManus

James J. McManus, 82, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Emily. Cherished father of Lorrayne Hubert and her husband David, Patricia Cordero and Shelah Maldonado and her husband Isaac. Proud grandfather of David, Jenny, Raelina, Raul and Luke. Dearest brother of Joanne Hanlon and Maureen Lally (Ira).

James was a retired electrician and unionist who marked 64 years of membership in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union No. 3. He regarded the work on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge as his favorite and most outstanding accomplishment, closely followed by the 1964 World’s Fair and 50 Varick Street. At the time of his death he was a member of the Catholic Council of Electrical Workers and a member of the Bronx Acorn Club. He was also the Press Secretary for the Westchester Mechanics Association. Jim was born in the Unionport section of the Bronx. After graduating from Cardinal Hayes High School in 1956 he, like his father and grandfather, entered the electrical apprenticeship of IBEW Local 3. Jim was also a member of Knights of Columbus Mother Seton Council 6925 and the IBEW Local 3 Retirees Association.

Visitation will be Monday, January 20, 2020 from 4-8 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale, NJ (201-767-3050). A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, January 21 at 10 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale, NJ with interment to follow at St. Raymond’s Cemetery, Bronx, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s memory may be made to benefit the St. Anthony’s Church Food Pantry, 199 Walnut Street, Northvale, NJ 07647.



  1. Lourdes Longobardo

    So sorry for your loss. We have so many fond memories of James with Emily. We pray for peace and comfort in this very difficult time for your family. We miss them both so much but glad they’re together in heaven. Lou and Bobby

  2. Bill and Jane Jones

    Sincerest sympathy for your loss. We remember Jimmy as a fellow usher at OLA.

  3. Lorrayne Hubert

    Thank you so much for your kind words and for your card. Dad was very faith-filled and enjoyed being a part of OLA.
    We appreciate your thinking of him….

    Lorrayne & Patricia, his daughters

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