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Florence Ida Teske née Shepherd

April 4, 1919 - February 17, 2017

Florence Teske: April 4, 1919 - February 17, 2017

Service Date: February 25, 2017


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It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Florence at the Buckingham Hospital on February 17, 2017 with her husband and family at her side. Florence was born in Buckingham, QC, April 4, 1919. She was a month and a half short of her 98th birthday.

Beloved wife of Donald Teske for 68 years and loving mother of Beverly (Barry), Roy (Jeannie) and Carolyn. Dear grandmother of Ryan (Ashley), Kelly, Sarah, Tracey (Aaron), Jenna (Adrian) and great grandmother of Lila and Leo, and aunt to several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her birth mother Mary Jane Lonsdale and her adoptive parents, Issac Shepherd and Sevilla Lonsdale, sisters Ruby (Tom), Ethel (Jack), Gladys (Earl), Edith (Henry), Lillian (Fred), brothers Ellard (Gladys), Archie, Perley (Doris), Lorne (Nina), Willie (Evelyn), Russell, Eddy (Betty Ann).

A very special thank you to the wonderful caregivers and staff on the second floor of the Buckingham Hospital.

Friends and family are invited to visit at the Cadieux Tubman Funeral Homes, 322 Avenue de Buckingham, Gatineau (Buckingham Sector) on Friday, February 24, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm.Prayers at the Funeral Home on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 1:30 p.m followed by the service at Église Évangélique Baptiste de la Lièvre at 2:00 pm 117 Rue Maclaren O. Interment will occur at a later date.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Foundation Santé de Papineau, 155 Maclaren St. East or Baptiste Cemetery Fund, 117 Rue Maclaren O. would be appreciated.

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