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Florence Rebecca Greenleaf Colby
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1894
Wiscasset
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1963
Mansfield
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA

Florence Colby, Mansfield, Dies
Mansfield -- Florence Rebecca (Greenleaf) Colby, wife of Royden G. Colby of 80 Reservoir St., and a resident here for the past eight years, died last night at her home.
A native of Wiscasset, Maine, and a daughter of the late Lafayette and Harriet (Blackman) Greenleaf.
Mrs. Colby is survived by her widower and seven children; two sons, C. Norris Colby and Royden Colby, Jr., both of Mansfield; five daughters, Mrs. Frank (Beatrice) Greenleaf and Mrs. Paul (Phyllis) Hodgdon, both of Westport, Me., Mrs. J. Norman (Eleanor) Meyers of Foxoboro,
Mrs. Hartley (Hattie) Wilder of Little Rock, Ark., and Mrs. William (Aliec) Hebard of Norton;29 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Edward (Alice) Nolan of Easton and Mrs. Dexter (Bertha) Mahar of Braintree; a brother, Basil Greenleaf of Foxoboro.
A funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon in the Sherman Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordon Thompson, pastor of Orthodox Congregational Church to officiate.
Interment will be in Knollwood Cemetery, Canton.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Lafayette Ellsworth Greenleaf (1863 - 1918)
  Harriet May Blackman Greenleaf (1865 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Royden Greenleaf Colby (1894 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Beatrice Florence Colby Greenleaf (1918 - 1988)*
  Charles Norris Colby (1921 - 2002)*
  Eleanor Mae Colby Meyers (1924 - 2011)*
  Hattie Alberta Colby Wilder (1926 - 2002)*
  Phyllis Eleane Colby Hodgdon Mortimer (1929 - 2013)*
  Alice Edwina Colby Hebard (1930 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Herman Lafayette Greenleaf (1885 - 1957)*
  Alice Lillian Greenleaf Nolan (1889 - 1967)*
  Florence Rebecca Greenleaf Colby (1894 - 1963)
  Albertha Hattie Greenleaf Mahar (1898 - 1992)*
  Basil Porter Greenleaf (1900 - 1978)*
  Lucretia M. Greenleaf (1903 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
COLBY
Florence R.
1894-1963
 
Burial:
Knollwood Memorial Park
Canton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 84C Garden of the Cross
 
Created by: SENIE
Record added: Nov 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43950296
Florence Rebecca <i>Greenleaf</i> Colby
Added by: SENIE
 
Florence Rebecca <i>Greenleaf</i> Colby
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Florence Rebecca <i>Greenleaf</i> Colby
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To a very dear Grandmother. We miss you very much.
- SENIE
 Added: Dec. 2, 2012
 
 
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