Fran BROWER

BROWER, Fran born in Rowlesburg, WV, March 14, 1944, a traveler of the world, departed Nov. 11, 2013, on her finest trip of all to be with the Lord. She was a graduate of the University of Florida in 1966 with a B.S. degree in Physical Therapy. While in college, she joined Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, and continued to be proud of her lifelong membership. After graduation, she worked as a RPT in Palm Beach, Hollywood, and Fort Lauderdale, and later for the Palm Beach Visiting Nurses. Her greatest accomplishments were as a beloved wife, mother, sister and daughter. She leaves behind her husband of 47 years, Ron; daughter, Heather, a teacher at Deerlake Middle School in Tallahassee; and son, Matt (Katie), who works in Medical sales in Birmingham, AL. She was predeceased by her parents, Dr. Frank and Mrs. Ethel Greenwald of St. Petersburg. She also leaves her sisters, Mary Wotring (Phil) of Milton, KY, and Becky Falzone (Bill) of Seminole; as well as nieces, Daphne Hamm (Ron) & Brandi Falzone; nephews, Bruce Wotring (Judy) and Brooks Falzone; and grandnieces, Emma Wotring, Lyla Wotring (who was born on her birthday) & Brooklyn Falzone. She was raised as a member of the Methodist church, and held deep religious convictions. She was absolutely cherished as a kind, compassionate and completely selfless wife and mother. Everyone in her entire family is very close to and dependent on her. She also had a close relationship with many wonderful cousins, friends, and neighbors. Fran and Ron met at Boca Ciega High School in St. Petersburg, dated at St. Petersburg Junior College, and got engaged at the University of Florida. While they married in St. Petersburg, they moved 11 times over the years in connection with his career, taking them from several locations in south Florida to Atlanta & finally Tallahassee. She and Ron visited 48 states and 52 countries in their many travels. Family will receive friends 5:30-6:30 pm, Thursday, Nov. 14th, at Culley's Meadowwood Funeral Home, Timberlane Chapel, Tallahassee,,where funeral services will be held that evening at 6:30 pm. Interment services will take place 2:30 pm, Saturday, Nov. 16th, at Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel in St. Petersburg. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Fran's honor to The .

Funeral Home

Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home
700 Timberlane Road Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 893-4177

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 15, 2013