We are sad to announce the passing of Trainer Arthur Maniatis.


Arthur F. Maniatis, 78, passed away unexpectedly on July 26, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Lowell, MA on September 18, 1938, the son of Arthur and Gertrude (Primeau) Maniatis.  Art was joined in marriage with Judy Snell on March 9, 1984.  He had a passion for horses and worked as a trainer of thoroughbreds for 50 years.  Art’s first love was his family, particularly spending time with his son, Nicholas, at the auto racing events where Nicholas competed.

Art is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Judy; his son, Nicholas Maniatis and his wife, Shawna; two granddaughters, Alina and Zoey Maniatis; and four sisters.  He was preceded in death by one sister.

Services:  Calling Hours will be held from 1 to 4 pm, Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Goodwin Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 607 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH.  A graveside service will begin at 11 am, Monday, July 31, 2017, at Pine Grove Cemetery, 450 Calef Road, Manchester, NH.  Family and friends may gather at the north gate near the pond at 10:30 am.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Manchester Animal Shelter, 400 Dunbarton Road, Manchester, NH 03102.