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Flora Francine Koelsch


1938 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Flora Francine Koelsch Obituary


Flora Francine (Yorker) Koelsch, 76, beloved wife of the late Frederick J. Koelsch, passed away on July 8, 2014 at home. She was born May 14, 1938 in Winsted, CT. Flora grew up in Glastonbury, attended University of California at Berkley and received her masters and 6th year at Central Connecticut State University. She taught for 38 years in the East Hartford School system. Her passion was teaching children to read. Flora also taught adult literacy at Mohegan Comm. College and coauthored numerous books. She cherished time spent with her grandchildren. She is survived by her sons, Justin and his wife Laura of Willimantic, Jason and his wife Deidra of Columbia; her sister Carolyn Harding of Glastonbury; her brother Thomas Yorker and his wife Ruth of Troy, NY; her grandchildren Rachel, Nathan, Veronica and Terrance; her nieces and nephews Lynne, Sandy, Amy, Kathryn, Greg and Adrian. She was predeceased by her brother John Yorker. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com.


Published in The Hartford Courant from July 11 to July 13, 2014
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