Florence Marie McManaman

May 13, 1924April 9, 2018

Florence Marie McManaman (nee Gerstberger) passed away Monday April 9th 2018, one month before her 94th birthday, at Life Care Center, Longmont Colorado.

Ms. McManaman, was born in Modoc Kansas May 13th 1924. She lived in Copeland Kansas from the age of 4 until graduation from high school. She attended Saint Mary’s School of Nursing from 1942-1946, graduating as a registered nurse. She married James E. McManaman of Copeland on August 10th 1946 and was blessed with two children, James L. and Pamela A. McManaman.

Ms. McManaman was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She lived a life of service. She worked as a private duty nurse and was a member of the Brighton Colorado United Methodist Church. She was active in the South Weld County Lions Club, serving as past president and secretary; the Ugly Quilt Society; and Women in Touch in the Brighton Area. She loved crocheting and was an avid card player, and even at the age of 93 seldom lost a hand.

She is survived by her son James and his wife Terrie of Longmont Colorado, her grandchildren; Erica McManaman-Bowman (Sherman), Paul J. Hoffman (Janessa), James C. McManaman (Laura), Elizabeth McManaman-Strain (Cole), Mary McManaman, and John (Jack) C. McManaman. Her great grandchildren; Belle Hoffman, Cade Hoffman, Shea McManaman, Evelyn Bowman, James A. McManaman, Olivia Bowman, Kara McManaman, and Benjamin and Henry Strain. She was preceded in death by her parents L.F. and Verda Gerstberger, her brothers, Leroy and Gerald Gerstberger, her husband James, her daughter Pamela, and granddaughter Truly A. Hoffman.

She will be greatly missed by her family and her many friends.

Funeral services and celebration of life will be held on Monday April 16th at Olinger Highland Chapel, 10201 Grant Street, Thornton, Colorado 80229. Viewing at 9:00 AM followed by the funeral service at 10:00 AM. Reception following services at the McManaman home, 1526 Chukar Dr. Longmont Colorado 80504

Fond memories of Florence and expressions of sympathy for her family may be left at the guest book below.


  • Jack McManaman, Pallbearer
  • Paul Hoffman, Pallbearer
  • Cade Hoffman, Pallbearer
  • Eric Marine, Pallbearer
  • Nick Marine, Pallbearer
  • Sherman Bowman, Pallbearer
  • Jamie McManaman, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation Monday, April 16, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, April 16, 2018

Florence Marie McManaman

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