Bernard B. McManus

November 7, 2021


Bernard B. McManus, 74 of Auburn passed away unexpectedly Sunday afternoon, November 7, 2021.
He was born in Auburn, the son of the late Bernard and Mary (Criazzo) McManus. Bernie graduated from Central High School, A.C.C and received his bachelor’s degree from Kane University.  He was highly touted and recruited for his basketball skills by Georgetown University, until an injury derailed his future basketball career. Bernie worked most of his life in construction and helped build and construct many of the bridges along the New Jersey Turnpike. Bernie also loved spending time outdoors .
He is survived by two loving sisters, Alice Downing of CA., Mary ‘Rory’  Vernooy of Auburn, three nephews Tim Sczerby, David ( Trisha) Truax, Brian Truax as well as several friends and canine friend ‘Teddy’.
A private graveside service in St. Joseph’s Cemetery  will be held in the spring at the convenience of the family.

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