After a courageous battle against Multiple Myeloma and Alzheimer’s, Florence (Flo) Fowler King, departed this world peacefully in the care of Hospice and surrounded by family on Sunday, November 11, 2018.
She will be deeply missed and will live on in the hearts and memories of her beloved daughters, Nancy, Susan, Kelly and Amy; her sons-in-law, Tony, Brad and Steve; seven grandchildren, Stefanie, Raschelle, Howie, Cora, Noah, Morgan and Jonathan; her three great-grandchildren, Luke, Aria and Sylas and her many, many lifelong friends.
Flo was born on August 31, 1933, in Hartford, Ohio and graduated from Hartford High School in 1951. After graduation she attended Business School and worked first as a receptionist at Ivor J Lee’s Plumbing Store and then as a typist at Westinghouse Electric Company.
While she enjoyed being a secretary, her true passion was motherhood and after her first born she devoted her life to her family.
World traveler, dance partner, cyclist, card player and trash to treasure expert, Flo excelled in hospitality and kindness to everyone who crossed her path. Through her daily positive approach to life and everything it sends your way, she taught us all not only about faith and resilience but also how to live, love and especially laugh.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Lane Family Funeral Homes Shafer-Winans Chapel, Cortland, where and funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 15 at 11:00 a.m.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Cortland Christian Church, 153 Grove Street, Cortland, OH 44410 or Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: https://themmrf.org/ or The Alzheimer Foundation of America https://alzfdn.org/ For either website, Click on “Donate Now” – and then give the gift in Memory of Florence (Flo) King.
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