Janis Louise (Chamberlain) Manning
Janis L. Manning, 72, a resident of Northfield for over thirty years died Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the St. Francis Rehab and Nursing Center in Laconia following a period of failing health. She was born in Laconia, January 14, 1947, daughter of the late Robert and Marjorie (Seavey) Chamberlain. Over the years she spent time in Gilmanton, Laconia and Belmont before moving to Northfield. She was a graduate of Belmont High School. Janis was a resident of the Golden Crest Community in Franklin before her move to the St. Francis Home, following her husband’s death. She worked for many years at Lewis and Saunders, Laconia Magnetics, Laconia Needle and retired from Smith Tubular. A happy lady, you could always tell where Janis was, the sound of her laughter which brought smiles to others. Janis loved to go to craft fairs and spend time with her grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harold “Chuck” G. Manning Jr in 2018. She was also predeceased by brothers, Randy, Bill and Stanley Chamberlain; and granddaughter, Karie Marie Decormier
She leaves, her sons Reverend Scott and his wife Reverend Toni Manning of Tilton and Dana Decormier and his wife Laurie of Tilton
her daughter, Michelle Florio-Manning and her partner Heidi of Laconia
Grandchildren, Jennifer, Sarah, Elyssa and Ian Manning, Olivia, Jack and Emily Decormier, Tyanne Martin, Michael and Nathaniel Florio
Brothers, Stephen Chamberlain of Laconia, Jason Chamberlain of Ossipee
Sister, Holly Chamberlain of Gilford.
Nieces and nephews
According to family wishes, there are no calling hours or public services. Burial will be in the family lot in Park Cemetery in Tilton.
The family would like to thank the staff at Golden Crest in Franklin and the St. Francis Home in Laconia for the excellent and compassionate care shown to Janis.
Those wishing may make a memorial donation in Janis’ name to the St. Francis Home Rehab and Nursing Center, 406 Court St. Laconia 03246.
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