Christine M. (McManus) Behm, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, August 28 after a long illness in Florida. Chris was the beloved wife of the late Edward Behm. Chris was born in Woburn MA, the oldest of four children of the late Frank J. and moly (Mary) (Ensall) McManus. She was a graduat of Woburn Memorial High School with the class of 1965. After graduation, Chris joined the Marines, and served for 4 years with an Honorable Discharge. Following discharge, Chris moved to Maryland to work for… Read More » the FBI. Here she met her future husband, Edward Behm at the FBI Academy. Chris worked for the FBI for 27 years. Chris and Ed married in June of 1971, and they lived in Maryland and various areas with Ed’s different assignments and finally moved to Virginia where they raised their daughter, Charlene Marie. Chris and Ed moved to Land O Lakes, Florida after retiring. Chris worked as a Bus Driver in Florida after retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her granddaughters, Kiera and Emily, and also enjoyed spending time golfing with Ed and friends. Christine is predeceased by her husband, Edward; her son, Edward III; parents, Frank and Mary (Molly)(Ensall) McManus; and her brother, Ronald J. McManus. Also brother in law, Thomas Behm; and Ed’s parents, Edward and Ann Behm also predeceased Chris. Chris is survived by her daughter, Charlene M. Kubak and her husband Matt; and granddaughters Kiera and Emily of Land O Lakes, FL. Also surviving are her sisters, Patricia Paige and husband, Ronald of Woburn, MA, Susan Kornfled and her husband Lewis of Cedar Hill, Texas, and sister in law, Susan McManus of Woburn, MA. She is also survived by in laws, Patrick and Loretta Behm of Virginia; Mary Jo Behm of PA, Nancy and Rusty Myers of PA, Marylou Dicton, as well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will take place at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Land O Lakes with date and time to be announced. Burial will follow at Florida National Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her husband. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Christine’s name to the Alzheimers Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Christine Behm 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Tampa, state: Florida