Robert A. Manecke, 79

EAST LIVERPOOL — Robert A. Manecke, 79, of Eagle Drive in Calcutta, passed away Monday afternoon, March 5, 2018, at the East Liverpool City Hospital.

Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., July 12, 1938, he was a son of the late Emil and Emma Wolf Manecke. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, Bob was also a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, having earned his degree in accounting.

Bob had a 44-year accounting career in the steel industry, starting with J&L Steel in Pittsburgh and retiring from LTV Steel. He was a Presbyterian by faith, a volunteer with Junior Achievement, and enjoyed playing bridge and golf in his spare time.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Hocking Manecke, at home; and his two sons: John Manecke, and his partner Ernest Harris, of Arlington, Va., and Keith Manecke and his wife Kristina Emick, of Clintonville, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded by sister, Mary Lou Ahr, and brother, Fred Manecke.

Father Peter Haladej of Holy Trinity Parish will conduct a memorial service at noon Saturday, March 10, 2018, at the Dawson Funeral Home, where friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service.

Following the service, family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center for a time of fellowship.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Holy Trinity Parish, 512 Monroe St., East Liverpool, Ohio 43920.

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