Haverford, PA — Robert S. Manogue died peacefully on June 25, 2014. He was 90 years old. He is survived by his wife, Madeline(Connolly), and his children, Maureen, Amanda, Robert, Meg, and Christopher; his sons-in-law, Henry Lee, Charles Burch, and Michael Thilmany; and daughters-in-law, Elizabeth (Quinby) Manogue and Caroline (Berry) Manogue. He is also survived by his 13 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Tommy.
Born in Haverhill, Mass., on March 11, 1924, to Albert and Agnes (Ryan) Manogue, Robert was youngest of five boys. He attended The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. At the end of his second year, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps, where he trained as a pilot in Panama City, Fla., flying the B-24, The Liberator. He spoke of these days as some of the most exciting of his life. He was discharged from the Army in 1945, and completed his education at Holy Cross in 1949. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1954, interned at Hackensack Hospital in Hackensack, N.J., and served his residency at New York Women's Hospital in New York City.
Bob and Madeline were married at St. Matthews Church in Ridgefield, N.J., on December 27 1952, and were married for 61 years. They started a family in Ridgefield, and in 1961, Bob joined a partnership in obstetrics and gynecology in Utica, N.Y. He spent the next 40 years in the profession he loved.
He was a past president of the Oneida County Medical Society, president of Planned Parenthood of Utica, a member of the New York State Board of Professional Medical Conduct, and the Utica Medical Club, the oldest medical club in the country, established in 1891.
Dr. Manogue loved and highly respected the nurses with whom he worked. He mentored students at St. Elizabeth School of Nursing and forged strong bonds with the Sisters and nurses there and at the hospital. He was a kind and much-beloved physician with a thoughtful and funny bedside manner.