Frances McManus Was Devoted Wife and Mother

Mrs. Frances R. Moshier McManus of Oak Bluffs died Sunday, August 3, at Windemere Nursing Facility in Oak Bluffs. She was 95. She was the wife of the late Phips G. Moshier, with whom she shared 42 years of marriage, and the late William McManus.

She was born in the Beachmont section of Revere on Feb. 21, 1908 to the late Lawrence and Frances Boudreau. The family soon moved to Hopkinton, where Frances was graduated from Hopkinton High School. She married Mr. Moshier and they raised their family in Hopkinton. She was an active member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Hopkinton.

She lived for many years with her daughter, Yvonne, and her late son in law, Melvin Cleveland Jr., and their daughters, Nicole and Vanessa. She moved permanently with the Cleveland family to Martha's Vineyard in 1983. She has been a resident of Windemere for the two and half years. She will be remembered as a devoted mother, loving wife and a cherished grandmother.

In addition to her daughter, Yvonne, of Oak Bluffs, she is survived by her two sons; Charles M. Moshier of Birmingham, Mich., and Arthur S. Moshier of Sagamore Beach, 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. In addition to both her husbands, she was predeceased by her children, William L. Moshier, Jeanine M. Moshier, and David D. Moshier.

Her funeral will be celebrated in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Oak Bluffs at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 6. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at the Evergreen Cemetery, Hopkinton. Arrangements are under the care of Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs.