Florence DeForest
Friday
31
July

Memorial Mass

10:00 am
Friday, July 31, 2020
Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe, NY
26 Still Road
Monroe, New York, United States
Friday
31
July

Final Resting Place

11:30 am
Friday, July 31, 2020
Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery
111 Craigville Road
Goshen, New York, United States

Obituary of Florence J. DeForest

Florence J. DeForest July 12, 1935 – February 13, 2020 Monroe, NY Florence J. DeForest passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Joe Raso Hospice Residence, in New City, NY. She was 84 years old. Daughter of the late Edward and Florence Soper, she was born in Staten Island, NY, on July 12, 1935. Florence was first and foremost a mother and homemaker, before embarking on a career as a Loan Accounting Officer for Toronto Dominion Bank in New York City. For many years she was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Staten Island, NY. She was a devoted grandmother, spending much time with her eight grandchildren. Florence and her husband loved to travel, and she visited many European countries. Her favorite was the Bavarian River Cruises. Her true passion was a good cup of tea…with lemon. Survivors include her loving husband, Edward DeForest, Jr., her children: Edward DeForest and his wife Denise, of Browns Mills, NJ, Tom DeForest and his wife Lori, of Myrtle Beach, SC, Terence DeForest and his wife Lisa, of Biddeford, ME, and Susan Mullan and her husband Brendan, of Monroe, NY, and by her seven grandchildren: Thomas, Brittany, TJ, Nick, Erin, Matthew and John. Florence was predeceased by her siblings: Edward Soper, Ellen Tornquist and Joan DeForest; and by her granddaughter, Julie. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 31st, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Rd., Monroe, NY. A burial of cremains will follow at Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Craigville Rd, Goshen, NY 10924 Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there will be limited occupancy and we ask you to please adhere to the state regulations regarding face masks and distancing.
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