Florence Mary Wallace
April 14, 1925 ‒ November 05, 2014
Florence Mary Wallace, 89, of Delaware passed away Wednesday morning November 5, 2014 at the Arbors at Delaware.
She was born April 14, 1925 in Jersey City, New Jersey to the late Charles Richard DeConto and Florence (Miskell) DeConto.
She had been a Delaware resident since 1964 and worked as an automation clerk for the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. Florence was a devoted member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Delaware and she enjoyed ceramics, cake decorating and gardening.
Left to cherish her memory are sons Barry Wallace of Delaware and Christopher C. Wallace and partner Michael Behrens of Raleigh, NC; daughters Kathleen (Charles) Keller of Delaware and Tamara (Daniel) Smale of Delaware and Patricia Blackburn of Missouri; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren; sisters Carol Bullock of Jersey City, NJ and Lynn Legg of Groveport; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son Brett and three sisters Blanche, Marian and Charlotte and a daughter-in-law Susan Wallace.
Funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday November 10th at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 82 E. William Street, Delaware with Rev. Fr. Michael Watson officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Contributions in Florence’s memory may be made to the Covenant House – Asian Relief Fund.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Delaware is honored to serve the Wallace family.
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