May 11, 1924 - December 23, 2016
Funeral Home Ottawa - Westboro Chapel
Peacefully at the Glebe Centre on December 23, 2016 at the age of 92, predeceased by her loving husband Harry on July 31, 2016. Florence was born May 11, 1924 in London England, daughter of Frank and Margaret Saunders. She came to Canada in 1946 and was a proud member of ESWIC (War brides from England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland in Canada). Florence was the devoted mother of Lawrence (Jane), Barbara-Anne (Mark Brown), John (Carole), Frank (Luce), and Richard (Linda). Grandmother of David (Marie), Celine (Nick Lawson), Courtney, Sarah Brown and Harry. Great-grandmother of Emma, Audrey and Olivia Loop and Sophie, Jack and Sadie Lawson. Florence is remembered for her cooking, baking, knitting and sewing. Florence sang in the church choir, was a film librarian, a medical secretary, and a bookkeeper. Florence was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Winchester Chapter No 310, ON, served as Worthy Matron and as District Deputy Grand Matron. Sincere appreciation to the caring staff of the Glebe centre, the Ottawa Hospital and the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County. Private family arrangements.