Mrs. Mannion was born Sept. 21, 1936, in Manchester, N.H., the daughter of the late Raymond and Erma (Schutzenberger) Todt. She spent most of her childhood moving all over the United States and Guam with her mom and dad, who served as a naval officer.
She resided in Danbury from 1975 until she moved to Florida in 2004. She returned to Connecticut in 2009 to be closer to her family.
For many years she enjoyed gardening and making bead jewelry.
There will be a private service in Manchester in the spring.
Memorials may be made to one's local Animal Welfare Society or the charity of one's choice.