All American Awards & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Larry G. “Mac” McManigle

larryLarry G. “Mac” McManigle, of Brookville, served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956.

Name: Larry G. “Mac” McManigle
Born: August 13, 1932
Died: October 31, 2016
Hometown: Brookville, Pa.
High School: Brookville High School
Branch: United States Army
Rank: Specialist 3rd Class
Joined the service in: 1954

Larry graduated from Brookville High School in 1950. After high school, he went on to Slippery Rock University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in education.

After college graduation, Larry joined the United States Army and served his country from 1954 to 1956. He was a Specialist 3rd Class, awarded the Good Conduct medal at Fort Sill, Ok., while serving with the 18th Field Artillery Battalion.

On August 7, 1964, Larry married Mary Lou (Snyder) McManigle in DuBois, Pa. For almost 49 years, they built a life together involving their community, their family and their faith; Mary Lou preceded him in passing on April 17, 2013.

After leaving the military he started his first teaching job working at Summerville High School. Eventually, when the school district consolidation took place, Larry began working at the Brookville High School.

He taught both mathematics and health until he retired in 1993. Multiple generations of families had him as a teacher in school, but he is most notably known for his involvement as a high school basketball coach.

Larry coached basketball from 1960 to 1974, and he picked it up again from 1987 until his retirement in 1993. He has an all time winning record of 261 – 229. He also coached football for Brookville.

Larry was an active member of the Brookville Presbyterian Church, and he enjoyed attending with his family.

Basketball was his passion, but he loved spending time with his wife Mary Lou, and watching his only grandchild play softball.

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