Florence Young (Prudum)
Florence Louise Young of Forest passed away suddenly at her home just outside of Forest on Sunday, September 2, 2018 in her 77th year. Beloved husband of Lawrence Young for 55 years, together they raised their family of Loretta (Fernando) Anao and Steve Young who she shared so many memories and special moments with. Loved Grandmother of Adam (Samantha), and Jake, Great Grandmother of Maverick.
Florence came from a large family, originally from Woodstock. After noticing a handsome young man at a wedding, Florence and Lawrence began dating and eventually married in 1963. Florence was known for keeping the dishes clean, sometimes even before family were finished eating. Steve would take regular instructions on how much soap was too much, but always enjoyed the chores of dishes with his Mom. Loretta has precious memories of her Mom, a woman described as one of the kindest people you would ever meet. Florence took great pride in her Grandchildren and loved them deeply.
A service celebrating the life of Florence will take place at Beechwood Cemetery in Forest on Wednesday, September 5 at 3:30pm with Rev. Dr. Christine O'Reilly officiating.
Donations may be made in Florence's name to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Arrangements entrusted to Gilpin Funeral Chapel, 123 King Stret East in Forest, 519-786-4964. Please leave a memory or condolence at www.gilpinfuneralchapel.com