Peter J. McManamon (Veteran Flag and CPD star)
Peter J. McManamon, age 80, died peacefully on November 13, 2021. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, Vietnam, Retired Detective of the Chicago Police Department, and former CPS Teacher at Lindblom High School.Loving son of the late Peter and Anne McManamon, Beloved Brother of Catherine (and the late Leo) Tarpey and Teresa (Terri) McManamon. Cherished Uncle of Lynn Scott, Eileen Mulcahy, Michael (Mary) Tarpey, Peter (Ann) Tarpey and Daniel Tarpey. Great Uncle of Jayson Scott, Katie Delagado, Patrick Mulcahy, Michael Mulcahy, Peter Mulcahy, Ben Tarpey, Mikey Tarpey, Tyler Tarpey, Annie Tarpey, Bridget Tarpey and Luke Tarpey. GreatGreat Uncle of Jared, Sophie, Sadie, Willa and Lola. Proud graduate of St. Gertrude Grammar School, St. George High School (Evanston) and Creighton University – where Pete was a standout basketball player who helped his team advance to the Sweet Sixteen at the NCAA Tournament. Member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Chicago, Lodge 7, where he protected and served the People of Chicago for almost 30 years. He served his country proudly as a soldier in the United States Army, being honorably discharged in 1971 at the rank of Lieutenant and after serving 11 months in Vietnam and received five medals of commendation for his service. Pete was a loyal and true friend to many, fun loving with a generous spirit. He embraced his Irish heritage and certainly enjoyed a wee bit of Irish cheer, especially at Corcoran’s, his favorite haunt. In lieu of flowers, Donations can be made to The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation and/or The Danny Did Foundation.
Visitation will be on November 22, 2021 at St. Gertrude Church, 1420 W. Granville Ave. (at Glenwood), Chicago, Illinois 60660, starting at 10:00 a.m. up until the Funeral mass starting at 11:00 a.m. Internment and burial will take place at All Saints Cemetery, 700 N River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016.
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Chicago Police Memorial Foundation
1407 West Washington Street, Chicago IL 60607
Danny Did Foundation for Juvenille Epilepsy