Florence Bertha Westcott
Passed on: December 7th, 2011
WESTCOTT, Florence Bertha– 72 of Kingston, (formerly from C.B.S. NL) passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011 with her loving granddaughter, Gillian at her bedside holding her hand in Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Middleton. Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland she was a daughter of the late Henry J. Haggett and Mary (Crews) Haggett. Florence always had a smile on her face & a song in her heart. She enjoyed knitting for her grandchildren, & all babies. Her spiritual cardigan wrapped her family & friends so gently in her warmth. Florence did not consider that she had a disability, it never kept her from accomplishing what she had in her mind to do. Florence enjoyed a game of bingo. She loved to shop til she dropped. For Florence there were no limitations certainly not in the love she had for her grandchildren or the smile she always had on her face. We will not soon forget her love of life. She touched our lives in so many ways & laughter was abound in her presence. Florence is survived by her husband Victor; daughter Geralyn (Keith) Howell, Kingston; son David (Brenda) Westcott, Manuels, C.B.S. Newfoundland; grandchildren: Gillian Howell, Jimmy Westcott and Ashley Westcott; sisters: Joan Rose, Loretta Haggett, Cynthia Mercer, Pearl (Edward) Hussey, Glenda (Allen) Dawe, Gloria (Don) Janes. She was predeceased by her baby sister Linda Butler and brothers David Haggett and William Haggett. Also many many nieces & nephews who loved Aunt Floss. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 7 - 9 p.m. Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in Hickey’s Funeral Home, Kelligrews, NL. A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 14, 2011 in St. Thomas Villa Nova Parish, Manuels C.B.S. NL. Interment will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Kingston at a later date. By request, family flowers only. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Diabetes Association. Online guest book may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com.