Florence Dickens
Florence Dickens
Florence Dickens

Obituary of Florence Marie Dickens

DICKENS, Florence – Florence passed away peacefully with her daughters at her side at Vision Nursing Home on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at the age of 96. Predeceased by husbands - John Dickens (2015), Fredrick (Casey) Durocher (1971).Born in Kapuskasing, ON, she was one of 11 children.  She attended Dalhousie University and upon completion she moved to Montreal to begin her working career.  Leaving Montreal, Mom found permanent residence here in Sarnia, ON.  A warm, strong loving mother of eight children, 16 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren. Mother to Paul (Estelle), Steve (Mionne), Pat (Yolande), Denise (Bill) and Laurie.  Predeceased by sons Gary, Dennis, Joe. When the Lord made Mom, he blessed her with the most admirable qualities. Loved by all, she was our Queen. A warm spiritual woman who greeted everyone with kindness & that brilliant smile.  Her artistic abilities live on as she has blessed each of our homes with her hand painted watercolors.  She cherished her days as a member of the Catholic Women’s League for 45+ years. We are thankful for the generous years we were able to share. Mom will be forever missed, forever loved. We are eternally grateful to the PSW’s & Nursing staff of Vision Nursing Home, whose compassion, love, respect and care towards our mother was amazing and the same characteristics were extended to us while with Mom. Truly an inspiration, thank-you for all you do. Visitation will be held at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431 N. Christina St., Sarnia on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Due to the restrictions of Covid19, a private family Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Benedict’s Church with interment at Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery. Please note that masks/face coverings are mandatory for all in attendance. As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to Diabetes Canada, Banting House, 442 Adelaide Street North, London, ON N6B 3H8 or or the Kidney Foundation, 546 Christina St., N., Sarnia, ON N7T 5W6. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, August 27, 2021
McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home
431 N. Christina St.
Sarnia , Ontario, Canada
(519) 344-3131
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