Manley E. Carlstrom, Jr., 81, of 7470 Rte 957 Sugar Grove, Pa, passed away at 12:45 PM, Thursday, July 11th, at Warren General Hospital.

Manley was born in Akeley, Pa, on March 21, 1932, a son of the late Olga and Manley E. Carlstrom, Sr. He was retired from the National Forge Company in Irvine where he was a crankshaft polisher, retireing in 1995. He was also employed at Decker Transportation in Lander for many years.

The most important thing in his life was his family; and, he always made spending time with them a priority. He loved to golf and bowl. He had formerly been a member of the National Forge Golf League and Bowling League. He enjoyed spending time outdoors and gardening.

Surviving are a daughter, Cheri (Gary) Finlan, of Titusville; a brother Arthur Carlstrom, of Greenville, SC; 5 grandchildren, Nicholas (Naka) King, Christopher (Lindsey) Finlan, Jayna Finlan, Joseph Finlan, and George Finlan; 1 great granddaughter, Rylan King, and also several nieces, nephews, cousins and his lab/husky mix, his best friend, Keila.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 8 brothers and sisters.

Friends will be received on Monday from 24 pm and 69 pm at the Sugar Grove Branch of McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc. where a funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013. Graveside services will follow and will be in Wesleyan Cemetery, Sugar Grove. The family suggests memorials may be placed with the Hospice of Warren County or the American Cancer Society. Those wishing to order flowers, sign the online guestbook, or send an econdolence may do so at