|Birth: ||Aug. 3, 1938|
|Death: ||Jul. 13, 2007|
Barbara S. Florenski, 68 of Boyne Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Friday July 13, 2007 at Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey.
Barbara was born on Aug. 3, 1938 in Gaylord the daughter of Walter and Isabella(Jurek)Slivenski.
She grew up in Gaylord and graduated from St. Mary's High School.
On Dec. 31, 1960 Barbara married Leon J. Florenski while he was back home on leave from France.
Barbara enjoyed the outdoors, working in her garden, picking berries, cross country skiing and snow shoeing.
She was also very active in the church.
She had been a member of St. Mary's in Gaylord, St. Michael's in downtown Flint and most recently St. Augustine Catholic Church in Boyne Falls.
She was a amember of the Ladies Altar Society and many other church ministries.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Leon; sisters, Veronica (Mike) Dainoviec of Petoskey and Theresa (Virgil) Vineck of Gaylord; brothers, Francis (Dorothy) Slivinski of Saginaw, John (Marjorie) Slivinski of Gaylord, Leonard (Joyce) Slivinski of Gaylord and Daniel(Laura)Slivinski of Gaylord; sister-in-law Jenetter (Dominick) Francis of Petoskey; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Diana Slivinski.
A vigil service was held at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 14 followed by the rosary. Visitation was held 5-8 p.m. sunday July 15 at St Augustine Catholic Church in Boyne Falls. A funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. Monday July 16 at the church with the Rev. Duane Wachowiak serving as celebrant.
Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Augustine Catholic Church.
Stackus Funeral Home of Boyne City is serving ther family.
OBITUARY TAKEN FROM THE PETOSKEY NEWS REVIEW
Note: Barbara was killed in a Lawnmower accident at her home.
Saint Augustine Catholic Cemetery
Created by: mourninglory
Record added: Apr 13, 2010
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