Rae, Mrs. Florence
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Mrs. Florence Swathel Rae, age 97, of Lake Ridge, VA died Monday, February 11, 2013 at the nursing center affiliated with her residence for the last 14 years, Westminster at Lake Ridge. Mrs. Rae was born in Stamford on April 15, 1915, the daughter of Alfred C. and Edna F. Swathel. She was a resident of Stamford and Darien until 1998 when she moved to Lake Ridge, VA. As a stay-at-home mother, she was active in Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, and the PTA's of her children's schools. Mrs. Rae was a member of the Noroton Presbyterian Church where she was active in the Women's Guild, leader of a women's circle, Secretary of the Board of Deacons, and Treasurer of the Christian Education Committee. She also served as a volunteer for the American Red Cross Blood Bank.
Mrs. Rae is survived by a son, Donald S. Rae, and a daughter, Linda E. Rae, both of Alexandria, VA. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Frank H. Rae.
Funeral services and burial will be private.
Published in StamfordAdvocate from Mar. 2 to Mar. 8, 2013