Clare Anne Mangin, 91, Washington, passed away Friday at her home.
She was born on June 8, 1923 in Washington to Aimon and Mary Louise (Kelly) Dant.
She was a 1941 graduate of Washington Catholic High School and also graduated from Imaculata College in Washington, D.C.
Before her marriage she lived in several places in the United States while working for the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. She wrote a published book titled “Imagination” and was a member of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church.
Clare is survived by her two daughters and their husbands; Anne and Seaford Goff of Eugene, Oregon, and Marilyn and Mark Scott of Washington; two sons and their wives Joseph Jay and Sharon Mangin of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and Lincoln and Lavonne Mangin of Dubois. Five grandchildren also survive.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Ed Lee Mortuary with a wake service at 3:30 p.m. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Hope with Rev Gordon Mann as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to the Washington Catholic Education Endowment, P.O. Box 916, Washington, Indiana, 47501, or to Friends for Animals.