Geraldine A. (Weagle)
Manthorne, 85, of Derry, New Hampshire and longtime resident of
Kinsmam Court Ipswich, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in the
Seaview Retreat, Rowley following her long illness. She was the
wife of the late Richard F. Manthorne who died in 2012.
Born in Ipswich
March 31, 1929, she was the daughter of the late George C. and
Beatrice M. (Tufts) Weagle. She was raised in Ipswich, was a
1947 graduate of Ipswich public schools and the Beverly Hospital
School of Nursing. Married in 1951 the Manthornes made their
home and raised their family on Kinsman Court. For many years
she was employed as a registered nurse at the former Cable
Hospital in Ipswich, later employed as a bookkeeper at her
husband’s R&R Autobody Shop in Ipswich. Retiring in the early
90’s the Manthornes relocated to Beaver Lake in Derry.
home arts and crafts which included painting and needlepoint.
She also enjoyed home gardening and her time at and on “the
lake.” She attended the Ipswich United Methodist Church.
She is survived
by a daughter, Sandra L. Nicholson and her husband Neal of
Rowley; a son, Scott Manthorne of NH; a brother, George Weagle
of Ipswich and several nephews and nieces. She was the sister of
the late Robert Weagle formerly of OH and Jinny Comeau
formerly of Ipswich.
service will be held 2 pm Wednesday, May 28 graveside in the
Southside Cemetery, County Road, Ipswich. Family and friends are
respectfully welcomed. Visiting hours are Tuesday 5 to 7 pm in
the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. In
lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her name may be made
to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan Street, Suite B-102, Danvers, MA