Born on February 17, 1954, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Glendon and Bernice (Rose) Manell.
Charlene was a graduate of Whitehall High School. Following high school and throughout her life, she was a waitress for several restaurants in the area. Charlene also worked for 18 years at Sherwood Medical in Argyle.
She enjoyed walking her dogs and going to garage sales. Charlene was also quite skilled at computer games and many times was a top scorer. She loved going to Stewarts for a cup of coffee and sharing in lively conversation with the girls. Charlene was a strong-willed lady, who looked out for her family and her friends. She was a loving, supportive mother, who raised her daughter all by herself. Charlene will be remembered for her good sense of humor, her kindness and always being talkative.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Cheryl Manell and her brother, Michael Manell.
Survivors include, her daughter, Sarah Manell and her finance, Michael Ramos of Hudson Falls; her granddaughter, Marianna Ramos of Hudson Falls; her siblings, Rick Manell and his wife, Barb of Florida, Terry Manell of Granville, Denise McCall of Hudson Falls and Gary Manell of South Glens Falls; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to thank Victoria Morris, Ashley Nichols-Walko and Ashley Mattison for the wonderful care, compassion and support given to Charlene and her family during her illness.
The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, NE New York Chapter, 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 5405, Albany NY 12205.
Arrangements are under the care of the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, in Hudson Falls.