Florence E. (Wright) Fitzsimmons

Born: Wed., Aug. 18, 1920
Died: Wed., Mar. 2, 2016


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 04, 2016
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 04, 2016
Location: Frame Funeral Home


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Mar. 05, 2016
Location: Eldred United Methodist Church


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Florence E.  Fitzsimmons
Eldred-  Florence E. Fitzsimmons, 95, formerly of Eldred, entered into heaven while surrounded by her loving family on Pierce Brook Rd., Smethport, where she had resided with her son and daughter in law, Allen and Judy Fitzsimmons, for the past several years.
Born August 18th, 1920 in Eldred she was a daughter of Raymond J. and Anna Fowler Wright.  On October 2nd, 1942 in Farmers Valley, by Hugh H. Athins, minister of the Gospel, she married Boyd A. Fitzsimmons, who passed away on October 29th, 2004.
Mrs.  Fitzsimmons was a 1938 graduate of Eldred High School.  She was a longtime hairdresser in the local area.
Florence was a longtime member of the Eldred United Methodist Church and the Phoenix Chapter No. 15 Order of the Eastern Star.
She enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping and gardening. She also enjoyed playing cards, knitting and canning.  She loved spending time with family.
Surviving are three sons, Allen (Judy) Fitzsimmons Sr. of Smethport, Karl (Theresa) Fitzsimmons of Smethport, and Boyd (Wanda Stebbins) Fitzsimmons of Eldred; ten grandchildren, Allen (Sandy) Fitzsimmons Jr., Stan (Ann) Fitzsimmons, Dean Fitzsimmons, Brad (Patty) Fitzsimmons, Lisa (Shawn) McKenna, Amy Blaising, Aaron (Kristin) Fitzsimmons, Zachary Fitzsimmons, Megan Fitzsimmons and Gretchen Fitzsimmons; several great grandchildren, four step great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband of 62 years, she was preceded in death by her great-granddaughter, Tracy Fitzsimmons; two sisters, Luella Cordner and Clara Nuhfer; and two brothers, Raymond Wright and Robert Wright.  She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Friends may call Friday (March 4th, 2016) at the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 2:00 pm at the Eldred United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ernie Perry, Pastor, and the Rev. Max Simms, co-officiating.  Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette, Pa.
Phoenix Chapter No. 15, Order of the Eastern Star will conduct funeral ceremonies at 8:30 pm Friday evening at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com

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Todd and Jodi Rice
   Posted Thu March 03, 2016
Thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Ginny and Stacey Lunn
   Posted Fri March 04, 2016
Our deepest sympathy to all of the Fitzsimmons family on the loss of their mom. May she be at peace now. Thinking of you all. God comfort you in this time of sorrow. What a nice lady she was. Stacey and Ginny

Karl and Anita Shuey
   Posted Fri March 04, 2016
Sorry to hear of Florence's death. I remember both her and Boyd, Sr., as faithful members of the Methodist church in Eldred and as such nice, welcoming folks.

Florence and Ralph Crowe
   Posted Sun March 06, 2016
Our deepest sympathy to the family of Mrs Fitzsimmons.

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