Rachel H. Manning

Published on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 21:12


Rachel H. Manning, 88, widow of Gordon D. Manning, Sr., of Bristol, passed away of complications from breast cancer on Saturday, June 17, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She was born on March 5, 1929, in Windsor, Vt., a daughter of the late Lawrence and Charlotte (Davies) Holbrook.

Rachel is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Michael Motyl of Avon and Diane and Vinnie Nash of Sarasota, Fla.; her son, Gordon D. Manning of Newport, Ore.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Bristol at 10 a.m. until the start of the celebration of her life at 11 a.m., followed by the committal service at Forestville Cemetery and a reception at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, Book of Remembrance, 90 Church Ave., Bristol, CT 06010.

To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, visit Rachel’s memorial webpage at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com .

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 21:12. Updated: Wednesday, 21 June 2017 21:15.