Margaret Ann (Cronin) (Orlando) Chaput, 87, of Merrimack, passed away on May 2, 2023, at Rosehaven at Merrimack with her family by her side.
She was born in Manchester, Massachusetts on August 29, 1935, the daughter of the late James and Margaret (Cronin) Sr. She worked for many years in the electronics industry. Margaret loved to do puzzles and never quit until she finished them. She enjoyed playing bingo, doing crafts, and spending time with her family. She was the widow of Joseph Orlando, Sr. who died in 1991 and Armand Chaput who died in 2017. She was also predeceased by a son, James Orlando in 2020, and by her sisters, Eileen Rogers and Mary Cronin
Family members include three sons, Dominic Orlando of NH, Joseph Orlando, Jr. and his wife Gloria of Hooksett, and Paul Orlando and his wife Elise of GA; five daughters, Christine Orlando and her husband Antonio Rios of SC, Deborah Digilormo of Derry, Joanne Beauregard-Orlando of Merrimack, Margaret Landry and her husband Raymond of Goffstown, and Tina Lajoie and her husband Timothy of New Ipswich; 21 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren; a brother James Cronin, Jr. of MA.
A memorial gathering will take place at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover St. Manchester on Monday, May 8th from 10:00 AM to Noon with a memorial service to follow in the funeral home chapel at Noon. A graveside committal service will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flower donations may be made in her memory to American Cancer Society at https://www.cancer.org/. To view an online tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit https://www.phaneuf.net