WESTFIELD – Jo Anne (April 10, 1946 – January 13, 2023) passed away peacefully January 13, 2023 at Heritage Hall, Agawam, MA. Jo Anne was born in Keene, NH to the late Elwood and Marian Cullison. She grew up in West Springfield, MA but resided in Westfield, MA for over 50+ years. Jo Anne enjoyed sewing, knitting and spending time with family. Jo Anne was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Jo Anne was predeceased by her loving husband James J. Manley. She leaves behind her 7 children: James R. Manley and his wife Carrie of Granville, MA, Timothy R. Manley and his wife Laura of West Springfield, MA, Kimberly A. Manley of Enfield, CT, Shawn A. Manley and his wife Carrie of Enfield, CT, Jeffrey C. Manley of Westfield, MA, Rebecca J. Manley of Westfield, MA, Jessica R. Manley of Stafford, CT; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews all of whom she loved very much.
She was predeceased by her brothers Mark and Gerald Cullison. She is survived by two brothers Kevin Cullison, Sr. and David Cullison and his wife Ann.
Funeral arrangements will be handled by Firtion Adams, 76 Broad Street, Westfield, MA. Calling hours will be Thursday, January 19, 2023, 4:00-7:00 PM with funeral service to follow at 7 PM for both Jo Anne and James. There will be a celebration of life for both James and Jo Anne at a later date.