Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Florence A. Foster Easterby passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2013 in Odd Fellow and Rebekah Health Care Center. Born in Lockport on September 16, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Willard and Mary Johanning Emerson.
Florence worked as a payroll clerk at Harrison Radiator for 25 years, retiring in 1988. She enjoyed dancing, traveling, reading, camping, hiking and playing cards, especially bridge. Florence was a member of Club 60 and Grace Episcopal Church.
She was predeceased by her husbands, Gordon M. Foster, who passed away in December of 1972, and Albert Easterby, who passed away in February of 1996; her step-son, John Easterby; and brother, Willard Emerson, Jr.
Florence was the mother of Paul (Becky) Foster of Lockport, Susan (Donald) Kinyon of Virginia; and step-mother of Pauline (Richard) Ehle of Rochester; step-mother-in-law of Yvonne Easterby of Buffalo. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and her dear friend of 80 years, Norma C. Peterson.
Friends may call on Monday from 4-8 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, Inc., 242 Genesee Street, Lockport, where services will be held on Tuesday morning at 11 AM. Interment will be in Wrights Corners Cemetery. Memorials to the Care Fund at Ridgewood Bible Church or to the Newfane Food Pantry would be appreciated by the family.
Visit www.pruddenandkandt.com for online condolences.