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 It is with great sadness that the family of the late FLORENCE HICKMAN of Fortune (born Florence Sheppard in York Harbour, NL) announce her passing at the Dr. S. Beckley Healthcare Centre in Grand Bank on Monday, August 12th at the age of 79.  Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories are son; Derrick (Joanne) of St. John’s, NL; stepdaughter, Edith Grandy; sisters, Dorothy Byrne, Catherine Bourgeois, Barbara Gilbert (Terry); brothers, Harold Sheppard, George (Hazel) Sheppard, Ivan Sheppard, Roy (Madonna) Sheppard; sisters-in-law, Marina, Christine, Rose, Blanche, Margaret; 1 grandchild, Sarah Williams; 2 great-grandchildren, Macy, Mia; plus a large circle of relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Garfield Hickman; parents, Noble & Jessie Sheppard; brothers, Gerald, Eric; brothers-in-law, Gerald, Norman, Jack; sisters-in-law, Grace, Martha, Dulcie; parents-in-law, Thomas & Sarah Hickman

The Family will be accepting visitors at Wiseman’s Funeral Home in Fortune on Thursday, August 15th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm & 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Funeral service will take place at the United Church in Fortune on Friday, August 16th at 11:00am. Inurnment to follow at the United Church Cemetery in Fortune.

Cremation has taken place.

 In Florence’s memory, donations may be made to the Fortune United Church Memorial Fund or flowers gratefully accepted. 

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes – Fortune.
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Service Date
Friday, August 16, 2019
Service Time
Service Location
United Church, Fortune

Thursday, August 15th
Visitation Time
2:00pm to 4:00pm & 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Visitation Location
Wiseman's Funeral Home, Fortune

Burial Date
Aug 16, 2019
Burial Time
Burial Location
United Church Cemetery, Fortune

Requested Charity
Fortune United Church Memorial Fund