Florence M Horster, 85, died July 26, 2014 at Florida Hospital, Ormond. At her request, no service will be held. Mrs Horster was born Florence Ashwell, August 05 1928, in Bayonne, New Jersey, to John D and Alice Ashwell. In 1949, she married her high school sweetheart, Robert Paul Horster, in Rutherford, New Jersey. In 1959, they relocated to Ormond Beach, where they raised their three children. She was a devoted wife and wonderful mother. She always had a smile for those she met, and was nicknamed aptly "Sweetie". She survived breast cancer at age 80, and never complained about the difficulties of surviving chemotherapy and radiation. She leaves behind her loving husband of 65 years, Robert P Horster; three children, Donna (Gary) Jones, Robert (Laraine) Horster, and Susan (David) Cook; seven grandchildren; her sister Helen Jelm; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Dorothy Derby and brother, Gilbert Ashwell.
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on July 30, 2014