MT. BETHEL Florence M. Petersen, 78, of Mt. Bethel, PA passed away Monday, November 15th, at Slate Belt Health and Rehab. Center, Bangor, PA. Florence was born in Queens, NY on October 27, 1943, a daughter of the late Anthony and Carmelia (Grasso) Favicchia. She was employed as an accounts receivable clerk for various companies. She also taught computers at Immaculate Conception School in Pen Argyl, PA. Florence enjoyed baking, writing, and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Portland, PA, where she was a CCD teacher, Eucharist Minister, and was a part of the Cursillo organization. Florence is survived by a daughter, Judithann "Jude" Weil, a son, Anthony Petersen, a sister, Janet Ogle, and 7 grandchildren Monica, Michael, Tessa, Alex, Chase, Taylor, and Phoebe. She was predeceased by a son Frank G. Petersen, Jr., and a brother Arthur Favicchia. A Memorial Mass for Florence and Her Son Frank Petersen will be held at 3 PM on Friday, December 3rd at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 720 Delaware Ave., Portland, PA. Family and friends are invited to call from 2 to 3 PM, on Friday, December 3rd at the church. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the Family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. "Village of Johnsonville" Bangor, PA. Online condolences may be offered at gaffneyparsons.com
. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception School, 290 W. Babbit Ave., Pen Argyl, PA 18072. Gaffney Parsons Funeral Home & Cremation Services 4 Lillian Lane Bangor, PA 18013 (610) 588-2128
Published by The Express Times from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.