Rita E. Monnelly

  • Born: March 3, 1924
  • Died: September 20, 2017
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Cate & Johnson Funeral Home

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Rita E. Monnelly, 93 of Manchester, NH, passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 20, 2017.

Rita was born March 3, 1924 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Arthur & Margaret (Palfrey) Carreau and had been a lifelong resident of this community.

Prior to retirement, Rita was employed with the Pandora Company for many years.

She was an avid sports fan and particularly enjoyed playing cards and Bingo.

Rita had a very positive attitude in life and was known as an attentive and loving caregiver for her family and friends.

She was pre-deceased by her husband, John P. Monnelly.

Family includes two sons, John Monnelly and his wife, Geraldine and Mark Monnelly and his wife, Diane; one daughter, Gwen Timbas; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family is very appreciative for the love and care provided to Rita by the staff at Mt. Carmel Health Care Center.

Calling hours will be Tuesday from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine Street, corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Raphael Church in Manchester. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Bedford, NH.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Catholic Charities of NH, 215 Myrtle Street, Manchester, NH 03104.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.

Condolence & Memory Journal

We will remember you forever with a smile on our faces.. RIP Auntie

Posted by Francis & Celestia [Moy] St. Hilaire - Manchester, NH   September 28, 2017

Sincere condolences to the family of Rita Monnelly who passed away last week.  She was a wonderful friend to all who knew her , May God reach out to her in his loving care and take her home.  Rest in peace Rita

Anne Harnish

Posted by Anne Harnish    September 25, 2017

Mark, so sorry to hear of your mother's passing.  My sympathy to you and your family.

Posted by Patricia Jarvi    September 25, 2017

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. May the wonderful treasures fill your hearts with love and bring you peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14*

Posted by A friend   September 24, 2017

May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences. (Psalms 116:15)

Posted by A friend   September 24, 2017

So sorry to hear of Rita's passing.  Our prayers are with the family.

  Russ & Kathy Scott

Eatonton, GA

Posted by Russ Scott    September 23, 2017