Athalene Brown Manchac
Athalene Brown Manchac, 88, of West Orange, passed from this life on Wednesday, July 16, at her residence.
Born Sept. 22, 1925 in Brownsboro, to William Brown and Lela S. (Barton) Brown, she came to Orange during World War II to work in the shipbuilding industry. She also worked with her husband at Manchac Insurance Agency in Orange; and she owned and operated the West Orange Nursery for many years. Athalene was a member of the Harvest Chapel Church in West Orange, was an avid gardener and enjoyed spending time with her family.