Your's truly here with my wife Eva, (the Love of my Life), at home; Christmas of 2002.
Above: That's me, Linda, and Karen
on the front porch in 1955!
Mom & Dad's 40th
This was the last family
photo taken all together!
Linda and Joey around 1984!
Linda was my eldest sister;
a very giving, and loving individual,
she had some issues, but her love for
people and her tremendous heart transcended
all of them. Linda was tragically
killed in 1992. I miss her a lot.
JOSEPH MICHAEL MANNING
JOEY (ABOVE)is Linda's youngest boy,
we had the unique opportunity of raising
him from age 14. He's now a US Marine and
stationed in California.
KAREN, is my sister closest to me in age.
We hung out a lot when we were kids.
A lifetime of memories together.
I love Karen more than anything,
and we're still best buds!
ROSEMARY, was the eccentric one
in the family and totally original!
What's not to love about Rose?
MICHAEL, my only brother,
with his only wife, JUDY!
Michael is the dry wit in
the family; he could have
invested his money in stand-up
comedy, but bought a Harley -
Back: Mom, Linda,
Front: Karen, Michael,
Rosemary, Andrew 1958
Late 70s, early 80s
Dad passed away in 1998.
JANET is my baby sister and my
best friend! Janet would gladly
give the shirt off of her back to
anyone in need, and a plate of
food to follow; Incredibly special;
more than a sister, and holds a
very unique place in my heart!
JANET De MERS WOODALL
Patty is very special to me;
more like a sister. She
and Karen were best friends
as children. Patty and I remained
friends over the years and stay
very close. (By the way, that is
my sister Janet along side Patty)
PATTY WHITEMAN RUMPLER
Laurie Lee Kellogg
I refer to Laurie as my sister, though she is not my biological sister; I love her more than anything in the world.
Laurie is incarcerated and has been since 1991. By the grace of God she'll be out very soon.
With the exception of incarceration, Lynn (below) fits the same catagory as Laurie (above), although I have known Lynn
a great many years longer. I also love Lynn more than anything in the world; she's very special to me.
Lynn Dallery Canesso
MARGARET MAHON MULLERY aka: AUNT PEG (Mom's eldest sister and my Godmother) was multi-faceted; she was sweet, cocky, fiesty,
spontaneous, opinionated, crazy, matriarchal, funny and adventurous! The word "QUIT" had no place in her vocabulary.
She gave me my very first cup of coffee; and I LOVE coffee, but that's not the reason I loved her; they're are far too may
reasons to record on my site, thus, it suffices to say that she was very, very special to me. Aunt Peg passed away at 93,
in June 2004. She is sorely missed!