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Virginia W. Carlton, 92, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 1, 2015 at Villa Crest Health Care Center.

Mrs. Carlton was born September 7, 1922 in Manchester, NH, a daughter of Perry & Ida (Anderson) Wheeler and had been a Manchester resident for many years.

Prior to retirement, Mrs. Carlton was employed with NH Insurance Company for 30 years.

Mrs. Carlton was a 70 year member of First Congregational Church and the Order of Eastern Star having attained the title of Past Worthy Matron.

Mrs. Carlton was reunion secretary of Manchester Central High School - Class of 1940 A & B. She enjoyed Bridge, bowling, golf, crossword puzzles and was an avid Red Sox fan, however family was at the center of her life.

Family includes one son, Kenneth E. Carlton III and his wife Kimberly; two granddaughters, Eliza Sarah Carlton and Alexandra Elizabeth Briggs and her husband, Bradley; one great-grandson, Kenneth Daniel Briggs; as well as nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Carlton was pre-deceased by her husband, Kenneth E. Carlton Jr.; one son, Frank Carlton; one brother, Elmer Wheeler, as well as three sisters, Doris Barnard, Alvis Gardner and Beatrice Hopkins.

Calling hours will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine Street, corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.

A prayer service will be offered on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. in Cate & Johnson Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be sent to American Heart Association, 2 Wall Street, Manchester, NH 03101.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.