Virginia A. Manning, a retired Baltimore educator, died Saturday after a heart attack at the home of her daughter in South Plainfield, N.J., where she had lived for about a year. She was 84.
A requiem Mass for Mrs. Manning was being offered today at St. James Episcopal Church, Lafayette and Arlington avenues.
She retired in 1971 as head of special education at Woodbourne Junior High School. She taught there and at the old Alicia Crossland Junior High School for about 15 years.
The former Virginia Ashby was born in Accomac, Va., and grew up in Baltimore. She was a graduate of Douglass High School.