R.J. Fahy Funeral Home

116 N Broad Street, Norwich, NY


James L. Manwarren

July 16, 1963May 20, 2020

James (Jim) Manwarren, 56, of South Plymouth, passed away on May 20, 2020, after a hard battle at Wilson Hospital. He was a 1981 graduate of Norwich City Schools. After graduating, Jim worked for NYSDOT for over 20 years, and also the Town of Pharsalia, Cianbro Construction and many other places. He was a hobby farmer, avid hunter and loved to have a BEER with the many friends and family he had. He could crack up any room he entered without ever trying. His grandchildren, family and friends were the focus and joy of his life. He was predeceased by his parents, Lynn Jr. and Janice Manwarren; his brother, Doug Manwarren; and his mother in law, Cora Tefft. Survivors include his wife, Helen Manwarren; his son, Brian Manwarren; his daughters, Sheleen Manwarren, and Cora Manwarren; his step-daughter, Samantha Haley; his sisters, Tammy Hamlin; Cindy and Miguel Uribe; his grandchildren, Aubree, Brinlee, Kaiden and Makenna; his in laws, Marcene and Barbara Tefft; as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends. At Jim’s request, there will be a celebration of life gathering to take place at a later date.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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kathleen jason

May 31, 2020

Helen and Family,

We were very sorry to hear of Jim's passing-our prayers go out to you-he will be missed.

Kathy and Brian


May 27, 2020

Jimmy, always a charmer and always a smile, Thinking of you and your family at this time and wishing them well. RIP Jimmy, will always remember the school days with you, and the Plymouth Kids and all hell we raised and good times we had. Best wishes to your family.

Alicia and Matt Burrell

May 26, 2020

Helen, Brian and Girls,
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Jimmy! He was a great guy and always had a smile on his face. He will be missed by all! Hope you can all find strength each day as you hold his memories close to your hearts!

Tamria Brown

May 26, 2020

We all have fond memories of Jimmy. He was kind soul with a full faced smile, and made everyone around him happy. My heart goes out to his family! Keep his love & laughter alive! I love you all ♥️

Mike & Lee Jean Stith

May 25, 2020

We were so sorry to hear about Jim’s passing. Sending all our love & prayers to Helen and your family.

Darin & Frieda Smith

May 24, 2020

Sending our deepest sympathy to the family.
We sure had some fun over the years.
Going to miss your stories, laughter and smiles.
Glad we had so many good memories together.
Until we meet again 🍻

Audrey Stone

May 23, 2020

Glad to have known him he was a wonderful guy. He was always laughing and enjoying life.

Mary Speers

May 23, 2020

So very sorry Helen and family. God now has a special angel among so many who he has taken. RIP Jim.

Mildred Slater-Manwarren

May 23, 2020

So sorry for your loss Helen and family,Jim was a wonderful man,may he rest in peace with his mom,dad and brother. A wonderful family.

Sandra Follett

May 23, 2020

Gary and I send our Sincere Sympathy. Gary thought a lot of James and enjoyed working with him. A Sweet man gone too soon ! May the Lord be with you at this difficult time.


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