OBIT: Harry James Mangus (Kittanning)

MANGUS – Harry James Mangus, 77, of Kittanning died on Wednesday December 5, 2018 at his home.

He was born on October 9, 1941 in Kelly’s Station to the late Frank A. & Mae E. (Rosenberger) Mangus.

Harry was a lifelong resident of the area and was employed by the Kittanning Marina as a boat mechanic and also with Ford City Borough. He was a member of the Kittanning Mens Club, Kittanning Eagles, Latin America Club in Ford City, CU Club in Ford City, and the Polish Falcons. He loved fishing and going to the clubs, spending time with his family and Iron City Beer.

Harry leaves behind to cherish his memory: Daughter – Jamie Shaffer and Bruce Freeling of Dayton; Son – Robert Mangus and wife Leslie of Kittanning;
Granddaughter – Kayla Shaffer of Kittanning; Grandsons – Cooper Mangus  and Eli Mangus, both of Kittanning; Sisters – Wanetta Mechling and husband Tom of Kittanning and Darlene Huff of Butler; Great-Granddaughters – Hannah Shaffer of Kittanning and Haylee Shaffer of Kittanning; and Great-Grandson – Jordan Shaffer of Kittanning.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: Son – Harry James Mangus; Granddaughter – Ashley Shaffer; and Brothers – Frank, Rich, Lynford, and Arlie Mangus.

Family and Friends will be received on Friday December 7, 2018 in the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home, 253 North Grant Avenue, Kittanning, from 6:00–9:00 PM. Additional viewing will be held in the funeral home on Saturday December 8, 2018 from 10AM until time of services at 11AM with Rev. Rodney Miller officiating. Burial will follow in West Glade Run Presbyterian Cemetery.

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