|Florence M Medeiros Correia|
|Death: ||Jun. 23, 2012|
Florence M. (Medeiros) Correia, of Taunton, died unexpectedly Saturday, June 23 at her residence. She was the beloved wife of the late Manuel H. Correia. She was born 89 years ago in Cambridge, the daughter of the late Manuel H. and Stella (Costa) Medeiros. She was educated in Somerville, where she was the winner of the Boston Record American Spelling Bee in 1934, and was also a graduate of Burdette College and Northeastern University in Boston. Mrs. Correia had been a Taunton resident since 1985. Prior to her retirement, she had been employed as a broker for the Stratford Insurance Agency in Natick and for the George Stone Insurance Agency in Cambridge.
She was previously employed in the U.S. War Department at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. during World War II. Florence was the Past Supreme President of the Portuguese-American Civic League of Massachusetts, representing the United States at the Portuguese-American Congress in Portugal in 1964. She was also a Past President of the Portuguese-American Civic Club's Ladies Auxiliary in Taunton, and the Portuguese-American Civic League of Somerville/Cambridge Ladies Council, and was Past Treasurer and served in other capacities for the Taunton Emblem Club, #529.
Florence enjoyed writing, traveling, and spending time with her family. She was a former communicant of the Immaculate Conception Parish in Stoughton.
She leaves: 1 daughter: Judith-Ann Goldrick and her husband, Joseph of Taunton, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Elizabeth Ramos, Stella Hanlon, and E. Thomas Medeiros.
A Funeral Service will be held at The Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home, 467 Bay Street, on Tuesday, June 26 at 7:00 P.M. Visiting Hours will precede the Service, Tuesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment will be private in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Stoughton.
Published in the taunton gazette 6-25-12
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
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Record added: May 17, 2013
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