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.
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