Obituary: Sally Blake MacMannis, former resident, long-time Wee Burn member
Sally Blake MacMannis of New Canaan, formerly of Darien, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
Her quote to you: “If you’re reading this, you realize that I’ve passed away. I’m not just ignoring your phone calls.”
Sally was born on July 2, 1925 in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Bertram T. Blake and Helen Ackerman Blake. She married Bertram R. MacMannis in 1947, who passed away in 2000.
She graduated from Mt. Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA. She remained an active and loyal member of the Wee Burn Country Club in Darien from 1950 until the time of her passing.
She is survived by two daughters, Marcia MacMannis Fallon of New Canaan and Bunny Kyle and her husband, Jim, of Clinton, CT, as well as two sons, Bertram R. MacMannis and his wife, Pamela, of New Canaan and Johns Island, FL and James A. MacMannis and his wife, Peggy, of Ridgefield. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.