This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Juana Leigh Manning Eurek. We will remember her forever.

Posted by Andi Ashby on December 17, 2019
My sweet loving daughter. I was with you when you entered my life. Your first breath. The day you were born. I was with you when you took your last breath. The day you died. I loved you then. I love you still. I was not prepared for how broken hearted I would be. I miss you so much. My tears continue to flow. You left all to soon. See you on the other side, when my time comes. Love you forever. Mom
Posted by AnnMarie Dearman on December 4, 2019
Juana, I still cannot believe that you are gone. Your phone number sits in my phone directory and I look at it often as I scroll by, pausing in contemplation of just pressing "send," fantasizing that you would answer. I hear your voice. Your big laugh. I am so grateful for our accidental meet-up in Washington, D.C. during our great summer adventure of 2016. How was it so long between visits? I'm grateful The D5 got to share the museums with you and Miss Andromeda and your cousin. The memories of that last adventure and the photographs of it will stay with me forever. I love you so dearly, my sweet friend. I told you when we met that we tended to "suck" people into our family - and you laughed. And then a couple months later you told me I was right. I'm thankful you knew how much you were and are loved by us. That you are family. We love you.
Posted by Leslie-Ann Lescarbeau on April 7, 2019
Juana you will be missed forever. Your kind heart and loving smile was and still is contagious. I love you to the moon and back.
Posted by Natalie Lynne Smith on April 7, 2019
OBITUARY
Juana Leigh Manning Eurek, daughter of Adriene (Andi) Smith Ashby and Roderick Manning was born June 21, 1978, at Sheppard Airforce Base in Wichita Falls, Texas. She graduated in 1996 from E.O. Smith High School, Storrs, CT. In 2007, she received her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from South Florida Community College. Juana was the mother of four beautiful children: David Eurek, Russia Eurek, Alia Eurek, and Andromeda Eurek-Nance. As a result of her generous spirit and pleasant personality, she was loved by many. She always greeted everyone with a warm hug and kind smile that lit up the room. Juana continually put others before herself. She was compassionate and an excellent listener. She never judged people and made them feel beloved, welcome, and safe, no matter the circumstances. Her family, whether by birth or chosen, was her life. She would move mountains for them. Juana had a great sense of humor. Even through the last leg of her journey, she would still crack jokes and make others laugh. In her struggle, she made sure that everyone was okay. Juana’s life was as beautiful as the roses that she loved so well, and her influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her. Juana quietly departed this life on Friday, March 22, 2019. Besides her parents and children, Juana is survived by her two siblings, Michael Hurst and Jessica Reynolds, many aunts and uncles, a host of cousins, and a slew of friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, April, 13, 2019, at 2:00 PM, at Wintonbury Church, 54 Maple Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002. Since this is a celebration, we would like people to dress tastefully and festive. Bright colors are appreciated. Also, a basket will be provided to collect pictures and/or anecdotes that people would like to share with the family.

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Posted by Andi Ashby on December 17, 2019
My sweet loving daughter. I was with you when you entered my life. Your first breath. The day you were born. I was with you when you took your last breath. The day you died. I loved you then. I love you still. I was not prepared for how broken hearted I would be. I miss you so much. My tears continue to flow. You left all to soon. See you on the other side, when my time comes. Love you forever. Mom
Posted by AnnMarie Dearman on December 4, 2019
Juana, I still cannot believe that you are gone. Your phone number sits in my phone directory and I look at it often as I scroll by, pausing in contemplation of just pressing "send," fantasizing that you would answer. I hear your voice. Your big laugh. I am so grateful for our accidental meet-up in Washington, D.C. during our great summer adventure of 2016. How was it so long between visits? I'm grateful The D5 got to share the museums with you and Miss Andromeda and your cousin. The memories of that last adventure and the photographs of it will stay with me forever. I love you so dearly, my sweet friend. I told you when we met that we tended to "suck" people into our family - and you laughed. And then a couple months later you told me I was right. I'm thankful you knew how much you were and are loved by us. That you are family. We love you.
Posted by Leslie-Ann Lescarbeau on April 7, 2019
Juana you will be missed forever. Your kind heart and loving smile was and still is contagious. I love you to the moon and back.
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