Obituary of Florence McLean
It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of our mother Florence McLean, in her 93rd year at the FJ Davey Home on Monday, April 9, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Vernon. Adored and much-loved mother of Garth (Arlene), Deborah Devoe (Tom), late Darrell, Kim Summers (late Clifford), Pamela Ableson (late Robert) and the late Blayne. Dearest grandmother of Paul McLean (Lisa), Leslie Hunter (Shawn), Shawn Devoe (Tara), Shane Devoe (Holli), Elliott McLean (Annette), Travis McLean (Kassandra), Matthew and MacKenzie Ableson. Great grandmother of 16. Daughter of the late George and Susan Sharpe. Sister of Milton Sharpe (Dorothy), Eunice Bourgond (Al) and the late Grace McBride, Georgina McQueen, Viola Rossi, Dorothy Reddick, Norman Sharpe, Emily Elliott and Ada Zalewski. Sister-in-law of the late Wallace and William McLean, Margaret Armstrong and Helen McCormack. Daughter-in-law of the late William and Mary McLean. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. As per Florence’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of our mother’s life will be held at the FJ Davey Home Chapel on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Words of remembrance will be shared at 5:00 p.m. with Mrs. Helen Smith officiating. Our mother will be re-united with her husband Vern (1995) and her two loving sons Darrell (1976) and Blayne (1980) who she so sadly missed all these years. Hearts hold many memories such as “A Book of Life” with faded words and few torn pages. The memories stay strong and steadfast and stay within us for a lifetime. Memories are a gift left to us to cherish. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations gratefully accepted for the Sick Children’s Hospital, Sault Search & Rescue or ARCH. Arrangements entrusted to Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Rd, 705-945-7758).