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Obituary: Ellen A. Sotera, 61.

Ellen A. (Maneely) Sotera, 61, of Longley Trace, formerly of Groton and Lunenburg, died unexpectedly Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at her residence. Ms. Sotera was born in Rome, NY, May 25, 1951, daughter of Gerald and C. Arlene (Barton) Maneely and resided many years in Groton before moving to Lunenburg and then Shirley. She was a 1969 graduate of Chelmsford High School.

For the past 15 years, Ms. Sotera had worked as a legal secretary in the Law Office of Atty. June Adams Johnson in Groton. Previously, she had worked for towns of Harvard and Groton and for Groton Police Department.

She leaves two daughters, Christine E. Sotera of Westerly, RI, Melanie A. Sotera of Nashua, NH; a sister in law, Patricia Maneely of Andover, NH; two nephews, Brian Maneely and Josh Ranson; two nieces, Shannon Maneely- Ranson and Erin Maneely, and cousin Karen Hawkins. She was the sister of the late Robert Maneely of Andover, NH .

Ellen's sense of humor, her compassion for those around her, and her ceaseless generosity will be greatly missed by those who loved and knew her well.

Calling hours were Sunday, Oct. 21, at T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home, 25 Fitchburg Rd., Ayer. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 22 for family and close friends in the funeral home. See for additional information.

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