Florence L. Delaurenti|
Florence passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. She was born on June 12, 1920 in Newcastle, WA to parents, Fiorenzo and Matilda Delaurenti.
Florence graduated from Renton High School, class of 1938, and was a member of the Renton High School Old Timers Association, WAC, and past president Exec Women, Seattle Chapter.
After attending business college, she became secretary for Robert "Bobby" Morris, long time King County Auditor and later Exec. Secretary to James Ryan, CEO of UNICO Properties, Seattle.
Florence is survived by sisters, Louise George and Gloria Duffey, both of Renton. Florence was very well liked and loved by relatives and many friends. She was an excellent bridge player, golfer, and also enjoyed traveling.
We wish to express our sincere appreciation to Daniela and Brian who took wonderful care of Florence the past four years and our gratitude to Providence Hospice of Seattle and their staff.
Viewing will at Marlatt Funeral Home in Kent, WA on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 from 1:00-5:00pm.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at 11:00am, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Renton, WA. Prior to the service there will be viewing and a Rosary at 10:15am. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Renton, WA.
Arrangements by Marlatt Funeral of Kent, WA. Friends and family may sign the online guest book at
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to:
Lupus Foundation of America
Pacific NW Chapter,
1207 N. 200th St, Suite 214,
Shoreline, WA 98133; Or
Providence Hospice of Seattle
425 Pontius Ave N Ste 300,
Seattle, WA 98109; Or
Renton Historical Society -
Memorials, 235 Mill Ave S.,
Renton, WA 98055.
Published in The Seattle Times from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2013