Louise Rae McManus, age 69, of Milford, beloved wife of 43 years to the late Thomas McManus, entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 9, 2013 at Connecticut Hospice in Branford.

She was born on July 4, 1944 in Norwalk to the late Vincent and Viola Minafri.

Upon moving to Milford, Louise graduated from Milford HS in the class of 1962. Through her years in Milford, Louise was employed by Wayside Furniture, Fotomat, Winkle Bus Company transporting a generation of Milford’s children and Stratford Crafts where she formed many lifelong friendships.

Louise enjoyed spending time with her family and was especially proud of her three grandsons. Louise will be remembered as a caring, generous, understanding and kind hearted person that will be forever loved in the hearts left behind.

Louise is survived by her loving son Robert McManus and his wife Nadine of Milford and three loving grandsons, Robert, Jr., Brian and Shawn McManus.

Friends and family may call on Friday, December 13th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm  at The Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions can be made in Louise’s name to Hospice of Connecticut or to your favorite animal foundation.

To leave online condolences, please visit our website at www.codywhitefuneralservice.com.