Obituary: Florence Davis, 93

Florence (Desrochers) Davis, 93, died on Feb. 20, 2016.

Florence (Desrochers) Davis, 93, died on Feb. 20, 2016.

Florence (Desrochers) Davis, 93, died on February 20, 2016 at Alzheimers Resource Center in Plantsville. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert H. Davis for over 70 years.

Born in the province of Quebec, Canada on May 12, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Lucienne (Turgeon) Desrochers. She was the oldest of 15 children. She was a parishioner of St. Leo the Great Church.

Florence is survived by a daughter Adele Santangelo of Durham and was predeceased by daughter Stella Post.  She also leaves brothers Renald Desrochers of Naugatuck and Robert Desrochers of Bristol, 4 sisters Edna Pirro, Bernice Hayes, Vivian Grocki all of Naugatuck, and Yvonne Tuttle of Waterbury, 5 grandchildren Deborah Stevens and husband John, John R. Post, Anthony Santangelo and wife Jamie, Dawn Catarino and husband Arminio, and Bryan Santangelo and wife Jen, and 13 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.

The Funeral will be held on Friday, February 25, 2016 at 9:30 am from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St. to St. Leo the Great Church, 14 Bentwood Dr., Waterbury for a 10:30 am Mass. Burial will be at New Pine Grove Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Thursday from 4-7 pm.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimer’s Resource Center of CT, Humanity Department, 1261 S. Main St., Plantsville, CT 06479.

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