November 17, 1944 - May 1, 2017
Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home
Friday, May 5, 2017 10:30 a.m., St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church
Ellen A. (Walsh) McManus, age 72, of Westerville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family May 1, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital. Graduate of St. Patrick’s Academy in Binghamton, NY. Retired as sales representative for Estee Lauder at Lazarus and later managed bridal salons at Lazarus and Cia’s. Member of St. Paul Catholic Church. Survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Joe; children, Joe (Lisa) McManus, Katie (Scott) Messer, Bridget (Chris) Diehl and Kelly McManus; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Joey McManus, Lily and Ian Messer, Emma and Grace Diehl; brothers, Daniel (Shirley) Walsh and Edward (Patti) Walsh; sister Kate Walsh; in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Helen Walsh, and brother, Michael. In her retirement years, Ellen and Joe were active with the Irish and American Paediatric Society where she made numerous friends and enjoyed her travels to Ireland. Her smile was unforgetable and her warm personality made you always feel special. She enjoyed traveling to Wildwood, NJ and Acapulco with her children and grandchildren. She leaves behind a deep void in our lives. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Thursday 5-8 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 313 N. State Street, Westerville, Friday at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Fr. David E. Gwinner, celebrant. Private entombment. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Paul School Campaign in her memory. The family would like to thank the Doctors and Nurses at Mount Carmel West, St. Ann’s and Select for their compassion and loving care of Ellen.