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Obituary of Arline Gloria (McCreary) McManus
Arline Gloria (McCreary) McManus
Arline was born to Leo and Genevieve•McCreary on June 10, 1925 in Pasadena CA. She passed surrounded by family on April 30, 2022 in Tucson AZ. While living in Long Beach CA, she met a young USAF pilot named Henry 'Mac' McManus. They were married 37 years, until Mac's death in 1982. She is also predeceased by her parents, Leo and Genevieve, and her sister, Marybelle McCreary Beerling. Arline is survived by 2 children, Phillip Leo (Mary Margaret) and Kathleen: 5 grandchildren; Jeannine, Leisa, Bryan, Erin, and Bob; and 6 great grandchildren. Playing piano, gardening, needlecrafts, sewing, travel, entertaining family and friends, and University of Arizona sports were some of Arline's favorite hobbies. She was a member of The Assistance League of Tucson, Desert Threaders, and St. Pius X and St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Churches. Arline, aka Mom, Grandma, GG, has left us with precious memories of her music, handmade gifts, and family celebrations.