OBITUARIES

Search By Name or Keyword:
Printer Friendly Version
   Send to a friend


Mildred G. Manson, 97

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Former North Adams City Clerk Mildred Grace (Roberts) Manson, 97, of North Adams, Mass., died on Thursday, July 5, 2018, at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center in Lenox. 

She was born on November 28, 1920 a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (O’Neil) Roberts. She attended local schools and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School with the class of 1938. Mildred went on to work as the assistant city clerk in North Adams for several years before serving as the city clerk from 1951-1976. She also served as a city council member for two years.

Mildred was an active board member of the North Adams Hoosac Savings Bank, serving as a corporator from 1972-1995; the board trustees from 1975-1995; and the clerk of the corporation from 1985-1995. She was a member of the North Adams Country Club, and the Friends of North Adams Public Library. She enjoyed spending time on Cape Cod, was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, an avid reader, and enjoyed bowling in the Monday afternoon league. 

She was the widow of former North Adams Fire Captain, Esmonde John Manson, whom she married on November 26, 1938 at St. Francis Church. He died on February 20, 2002.

Survivors include her son, William D. Manson and his wife, Becky, of Daytona Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, including her granddaughter, Cassie Carmon of Lanesborough, who was her caregiver; several great-grandchildren; sister Marcel Remillard of New Hampshire; as well as several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. 

She was predeceased by her son, Robert Esmonde Manson, who died on January 23, 1995; as well as her sisters Mary Ellen Meehan and Helen Richards and brothers Joseph, Ernest and William Roberts.

Funeral notice: A private graveside service to celebrate the life of Mildred Manson will take place in Southview Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the donor’s charity of choice.


Obituary Provided By: Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals

Recollections & Sympathy For the Family
Post Comment
No Comments have been left

iBerkshires.com Text Ads

Standard Furniture

Fall Clearance Sale. Store Wide Savings. Save Up To 75%. Click for Weekly Specials. Adams, MA 01220

www.shopstandardfurniture.com

Imperial Pool By LaFrance

For all your Pool & Spa needs. Sales, Service, Parts, Installation Call or stop today.(413)499-2702

www.imperialpoolsandspas.com

Rio Cafe, G.Barrington

Breakfast all day,Lunch, Mexican Specialties, Smoothies,SoCo Ice Cream 7am-3pm daily /528-9746

www.facebook.com

Support Local News

We show up at hurricanes, budget meetings, high school games, accidents, fires and community events. We show up at celebrations and tragedies and everything in between. We show up so our readers can learn about pivotal events that affect their communities and their lives.

How important is local news to you? You can support independent, unbiased journalism and help iBerkshires grow for as a little as the cost of a cup of coffee a week.