In Memory of




Obituary for Cindy L. McManaman

Cindy L. McManaman, age 68, of West Dundee passed away at Advocate Sherman Hospital on Thursday evening, October 12, 2023. Cindy was born in York, PA on July 21, 1955, and was one of four daughters born to the late John B., Jr. and Patricia E. (nee’ Koller) Graham.
Cindy made her home in the Dundee area for over 50 years. She was a lab technician by profession. Cindy had previously worked at Sherman Hospital for 13 years, and then for 30 years worked for Dr. David Hemmer at Fox Valley Ear, Nose & Throat Associates in Elgin.
Cindy was a loving and devoted wife, mom, and grandma. She just loved being a grandma. She was incredibly friendly, very kind, and loved her friends and patients unconditionally.
Cindy is survived by her husband and best friend of almost 39 years, Scott M. McManaman, whom she married on November 2, 1985; their son, Drew and his wife Lauren McManaman; and her grandson, Rory McManaman. Other survivors include her sister, Patty Franz; her niece, Maraiza (Dylan Arellano) Khaya; her nephew, Zachary Khaya; and her grand-nephew, Simon Arellano.
In addition to her parents, Cindy was preceded in death by her sisters, Kelly Khaya and Kathy Graham.
At Cindy’s request, she will be cremated. A Memorial Visitation will be held at Miller Funeral Home in West Dundee on Thursday, October 19, 2023, from 4:00 P.M. until the time of a Memorial Service at 6:00 P.M. officiated by her longtime friend Rev. Arlyn Tolzman, officiating. The inurnment will be private at the Dundee Township East Cemetery. Please omit Flowers. Memorials in her memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice. To leave an online condolence, please visit For information, please call 847-426-3436