Sylvia Ann (Florence) Florence

July 14, 1951 ~ December 28, 2021 (age 70)


Sylvia A. Florence, 70, passed away on December 28, 2021 in a community residence in Westfield. She was born in Westfield to the late Ernest and Cecelia Florence. At the age of 50 she moved to Westfield with the help of Outreach Team Services. She worked at McDonalds for ten years and for Walmart for five years. If you spent any time in downtown Westfield, Sylvia was the girl with the big smile and cheery hello. She danced with Debbie R. Dance Academy for many years and loved it. Sylvia also volunteered at Western Mass Hospital and several dog kennels. She was predeceased by her parents and her sister Diane. She is survived by a brother Joseph Florence of Huntington. The family is very grateful for the excellent care she received in the final years of her life. A Funeral Mass for Sylvia will be held on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 10:30AM in St. Mary’s Church Bartlett St. Westfield. Burial will be held in the Spring in St. Thomas Cemetery, Huntington. A Visiting hour will precede the Mass from 9-10AM in the Firtion Adams FS, 76 Broad St. Westfield, MA 01085. Donations in lieu of flowers may be directed to CHD (Center for Human Development) 332 Birnie Avenue. Springfield, MA  01107 Checks should be written to, CHD. In the memo section at the bottom of the check individuals should write, Outreach Team.  or to St. Mary’s Church, 30 Bartlett St. Westfield, MA 01085.

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Calling Hours
January 4, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Firtion Adams Funeral Home
76 Broad Street
Westfield, MA 01085

Funeral Mass
January 4, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Mary s Church (Bartlett Street)

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