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Florence E. Brown

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Florence E. Brown Obituary
Brown, Florence E.Florence E. Brown, 98, of Northampton passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in the Inpatient Hospice Unit of Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown. Florence was born March 11, 1916 in Kent, Iowa and she was the daughter of the late Fred and Bertha (Beierstedt) Brown. Florence receiver her BS in Education from Temple University and her Masters from University of Pennsylvania. She began her nursing career after graduating from Jennie Edmundson Nursing School in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She was the Director of Nursing at Temple Hospital and School of Nursing for 19 years, was the first Director of Nursing at Lehigh Valley Hospital Center and was an active member of the National League for Nursing and American Nursing Association. Florence was also a founding member of the board to form the Hospice at Lehigh Valley Hospital as well as being a member of Northampton Quota Club holding the office of President twice. In addition, Florence was a Board member of the Meals on Wheels for over 25 years, an avid golfer and had a hole in one at Shephard Hills Golf Course. Survivors: Nieces, Peggy Zimmerman and her husband Dave, Janice Boyle, nephew, Steve Wilbur and his wife Martha, nephew-in-law, Karen Wilbur, friend and caregiver, Dorothy Holveck. Florence was predeceased by 2 sisters, Lola and Lois Brown Wilbur and a nephew, Larry Wilbur. Services: Memorial Services will be Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Reichel Funeral Home, 326 E. 21st St., Northampton. Family and friends may gather from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Contributions: Online condolences may be submitted to www.reichelfuneralhome.com Contributions: memorials may be presented to a .
Published in Morning Call on June 1, 2014
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