Florence B. (McCurdy) Noyes, 93, of Manchester, beloved wife of Leslie C. Noyes, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Rockville General Hospital.
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Born in North Whitefield, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Teresia (Carlson) McCurdy. During World War II, Florence worked with the Coast Guard in Washington, D.C., as a civilian. Later, she worked for many years at the Manchester Water Co. and following her employment there worked at Lydall & Foulds Inc. until her retirement. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and volunteered with the Manchester Area Conference of Churches.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughters, Nancy Merrill, and her husband, John, and Audrey Quimby, and her husband, Robert; her grandchildren, Michael Merrill, and wife, Christine, Roberta Merrill, Pauline Merrill, Jennifer Miller, and husband, Kyle, Michelle Smith, and husband, Scott, Joseph Peck, Steven Quimby, and Emily Quimby; her great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Alexis Merrill and Margaret Miller, Shane and Dean Smith; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Joseph Peck; and five sisters, Doris Wilmer, Inez Workman, Helen Berube, Edna Hanson Tobin, and Mildred Perez.
We would like to thank the nurses and staff of the intensive care unit and hospice unit of Rockville Hospital for the wonderful care given to her and all her family during this time.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 9:15 a.m. from the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester, with a funeral service at 10 a.m. at Community Baptist Church, 585 E. Center St., Manchester, followed by burial in East Cemetery.
Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday, Jan. 13, from 3:30 to 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Affiliate of
, 74 Batterson Park Road, Farmington, CT 06032.
For online condolences please visit
John F. Tierney Funeral Home
219 West Center Street
Manchester, CT 06040-4857
Published in Journal Inquirer from Jan. 11 to Jan. 15, 2014