Aurore “Ora” M. (Laforge) Manahan, age 99, of N. Chelmsford, MA
She was married to the late Walter Manahan, who died on August 12, 1987.
Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Achilles and Emilieanna Laforge.
Aurore was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.
She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.
Aurore enjoyed knitting, sewing, gardening, crossword puzzles, and bingo.
She was a member of the League of Catholic Women and a founding member of the Chelmsford Senior Center.
Aurore was a proud longtime resident of North Chelmsford.
She is survived by her children, Louise and her husband, Richard Guillmette of Hudson, NH, Walter and his wife, Wanett Manahan of Rogersville, TN, Roger Manahan of Springfield; Susan and her husband, Raymond Fratus of Chelmsford, Anita and her husband, Gordan Nicoll of Hudson, NH, Michael Manahan and his companion, Kim Tanzilli of Dunstable and Charles and his wife, Helen Manahan of Chelmsford; twenty-one grandchildren; thirty-seven great grandchildren; seventeen great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late Robert Manahan, David Manahan, Mark Manahan and Patricia Vellrath and the sister of the late Anna Vallerand and Alice Mailloux.
Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Thurs. at 8AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9AM at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials may be made in her name to the Chelmsford Friends of the Senior Center, Inc., 75 Groton Rd. N. Chelmsford, MA 01863. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com