SOUTHWICK – Florence Ellen Saurette, 81, passed away at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA on Wednesday, December 28, 2022.
Florence was born on December 27, 1941, in Springfield, MA to Harold Hathaway and Eleanor C. (Fenn) Hathaway.
Florence was a lifelong area resident and had worked as a Health Aide for many years.
Florence was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend. Florence enjoyed her many shopping trips with her granddaughter, Shaina. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting and reading historical books. Florence always looked forward to sharing breakfast with her best friend Valerie at Little George’s and Yankee Village.
Florence is predeceased by her husband Maurice Saurette, her parents Harold and Eleanor Hathaway, and her son-in-law Michael “Hippy” Hibert.
Survivors include her daughter Beth Hibert of Southwick, MA and her fiancé Paul Nolan of East Granby, CT, her brother Warren Hathaway and his partner Linda White Crow of TX, grandchildren Shaina and Nicolas Hibert of Southwick, MA, her best friend Valerie Wojcicski of Westfield, MA, her dogs Copper and Arlo, her cat Abhaya, along with many other family members and friends.
All services for Florence are private and have been entrusted to Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077
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