Florence Elizabeth Messenger(1913 - 2014)

Florence Elizabeth (Tew) Messenger, 100, of Unionville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 5th. Born in Unionville, October 6th, 1913, daughter of the late Herbert and Ellen (Anderson) Tew, she resided in the village all her life. Florence is survived by her daughter, Phyllis E. Murphy and her husband Robert of Northport, FL, her sister, Ruth A. Tew of Avon and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Saturday (Feb. 8) from 9:00-10:00am. Funeral services will be held in The Ahern Funeral Home at 10:00am with Rev. Wendell Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Avon in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tunxis Senior Center, 321 New Britain Ave., Unionville, CT 06085. To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.ahernfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Ahern Funeral Home
111 Main St., Rt. 4 Unionville, CT 06085
(860) 673-2601

Published in The Hartford Courant on Feb. 7, 2014