Mark Charles McManus, 33

NORTH ANDOVER--Mark Charles McManus, 33, of Methuen, passed suddenly at his home in Methuen.

Born in Lawrence on May 10, 1981, son of Joseph S. and Denise L. McManus. He graduated from North Andover High School and was a member of the North Andover High School Football Team. He studied business administration and earth science at Whittier College, Whittier, Calif. where he earned his Bachelor's. McManus was employed as an automobile sales and leasing specialist at Atamian Honda in Chelmsford.

Mark's outdoor passions included devoting his free time swimming and surfing at the Cape Cod National Sea Shore in the summer months and skiing and snowboarding in New England and the Rocky Mountains in the winter season.

He was a beloved son, brother, nephew and uncle. In addition to his parents McManus is survived by his sister Mara McManus Rhodes of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and many aunts, uncles and cousins living in New England area and Maryland.

Funeral services will be privately held. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mark's memory to the charity one's choice.