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Olive R. Langlois

Obituary for Olive R. Langlois

November 24, 1923 - May 19, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 95


Olive Robinson Langlois, 95, of Manchester, died May 19, 2019 after a period of declining health at her home surrounded by her loving family,

She was born in Manchester on November 24, 1923 to Harry F. and Florence E. (Stevens) Robinson. She was a lifelong resident of Manchester. Olive graduated from Straw School and Central High School, class of 1942B, and attended the University of New Hampshire.

She was a member of the Manchester Garden Club, where she served as President from 1986-1988. Olive was also a member of the Manchester Women's Club, Elliot Hospital Senior Associates, and past president of the Institute of Arts and Sciences. She was past president of the Unitarian Universalist Women's Union, president of the UU church's Sunday school and she sat on many charitable boards and volunteered for her community. Olive broke down barriers when she stepped into the role of the city's first female PTO president.

Olive enjoyed gardening, art, music and spending time at the ocean with her children, grandchildren and great children. She was a devoted mother, wife, sister and friend. She took pride in her family and loved to cook for family gatherings. She was kind and generous to all she knew and loved.

She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Alfred. E. Langlois, MD and by a sister, June R. Craven.

The family includes three children, Stephen M. Langlois and Anne L. McQuade, both of Manchester, and Nancy L. Sutera and her husband, Vincent, of North Reading, MA; eight grandchildren, Amanda A. Langlois, Matthew C. Langlois and his wife, Olin, Brooks M. McQuade, Jr. and his wife, Susan, Seth R. McQuade and his wife, Katherine, M. Olivia A. McQuade, Elizabeth A. Sutera, Leo V. Sutera and Samuel V. Sutera; seven great grandchildren, Emma, Sarah, Camila, Madeline, Cooper, Brooks III and Wallace; a sister, Virginia R. Chabot of Manchester; and nieces and nephews.

A funeral ceremony was held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester. Committal prayers followed at Pine Grove Cemetery, Calef Road, Manchester.

Memorial donations may be made in Olive Langlois's memory to the American Heart Association, 2 Wall St., Manchester, NH 03101, or VNA Hospice, 1070 Holt Ave., Suite 1400, Manchester, NH 03109.

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  • VNA Hospice
    1070 Holt Ave., Suite 1400
    Manchester, NH 03109

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Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104
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