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Florence L. (Flagg) Wallis

Born: Thu., Aug. 31, 1939
Died: Sat., Jun. 2, 2012


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 05, 2012
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jun. 05, 2012
Location: LaRobardiere
Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jun. 06, 2012

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Camden-Florence L. Wallis, 72, passed  June 2, 2012, at the Oneida Healthcare Center after a lengthy illness.  She was born August 31, 1939, a daughter of Warren & Thelma Meeker Flagg, in Camden, NY.  Florence was a 1957 graduate of Camden High School.  On September 9, 1961, in Camden, NY, Florence was united in marriage to Norman E. Wallis.  Her years of employment were many, beginning with O’Shea’s Plumbing, Camden Central School’s, as secretary for Bruce Brement, worked in manufacturing for Laribee Wire, Camden, Wire, Omega Wire, and Harden Furniture, and customer service for Kinney Drugs.
     Florence was a former member of Theta Rho, member of the Arthur S. Moran- American Legion Post #66, Auxiliary, where she currently held the position of secretary, and a member of the United Church of Camden (Presbyterian).  She loved bowling, reading, especially the news, and was a NY Yankees’ fan, loved scouting for deer and playing the accordion.
     Florence was a mother of three and is survived by her husband Norman, Sr., a son, Norman & Lorrie Wallis, Camden, son-in-law, George Wing, her nine loving grandchildren, three sisters, Caroline & Clifford Rowlands, Deerfield, Thelma Ammann, Camden, and Marge Wheeler, Pulaski, two brothers, Alfred & Arlene Flagg, Vienna, and Jerry & Bernice Flagg, Camden, and several nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by a daughter, Penny Wing, Dec 20,1999, a son Brian, Aug 28, 2007, and six brothers and sisters.
     Funeral services will be held 11:00 am, Wednesday, at the Larobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY.  Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery.  Calling hours are from Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home, 109 Main Street. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made  to the Camden Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary or the Camden Ambulance.  

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Tim & Denya Wolff & Family
   Posted Mon June 04, 2012
A wonder women, with a heart as big as the sun! We will miss you Florence!

Lanna Clark (Hite)
   Posted Mon June 04, 2012
Florence will be missed..She was the nicest,sweetest women. she reminded me so much of my grandmother. Kinneys always shined when Florence was working. The sun and the stars will be brighter with her in heaven. My condolences to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


squeek and jack brown
   Posted Mon June 04, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. Florence will be missed by many people.

Andrew Renwick (AJ)
   Posted Mon June 04, 2012
I always enjoyed visiting with Aunt Florence. She was always tickled to see me. You will be missed.

Maureen Dourney
   Posted Mon June 04, 2012
Sincere sympathy to the family of Florence Wallis. What a truly wonderful, caring, kind woman she was. I remember her fondly from when she worked at Kinney Drugs. May your memories of happy times shared with her bring you comfort now and in the days ahead. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Maureen Dourney

Bonnie Simmons
   Posted Mon June 04, 2012
To Norm,Lorrie, and the rest of the Wallis fsmily . your are in my prayers as you go through this dificult time. I always felt that florence was one special lady she was always a specail friend to my mother Flossie Vanderworken when my mom was alive. She willl be greatly missed by all that knew her. As the next few days come to pass i want you all to know that you all will be in my prayers that God will be with you as you go through this very difficult time. Bonnie Simmons

Jim and Jacky Hummel
   Posted Mon June 04, 2012
We were so sorry to read of Florence's passing. She will surely be missed. Wish we could be there in person to offer our condolences. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with her family during this most difficult time. Sending you peace and blessings from Florida.

Kathy Sikora
   Posted Tue June 05, 2012
Norm, our sincerest sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your mother. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Debra Gallagher
   Posted Tue June 05, 2012
Norm, so sorry to hear about your Mom''s passing. My sincerest sympathies to you and your family on your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

   Posted Tue June 05, 2012

So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She will certainly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

Alisha Hite
   Posted Wed June 06, 2012
My Thoughts are with your family and friends. When I heard of Florence's passing, all the wonderful memories I had of working with her at Kinney's came to mind. When I started she was my Thursday night buddy and we always entertained ourselves in the front of the store. One particular memory is when she called me a "Hot Dog", I remember trying to quickly figure out if that was a good thing.Well it was and she kind of made it my nickname for further conversations. Even after Florence worked at Kinney's she always made me smile when she called or was in the store, always having something to say (in Florence's way). Which like my mom said, always reminded me of my great-grandmother Ruby. She will be missed by so many. Alisha Hite

Susan Ammann
   Posted Wed June 06, 2012
So sorry to hear of Florence''''s passing. She was such a wonderful person. Always loved visiting with Uncle Norm and Aunt Florence...she was such an amazing story teller. Keeping you in thoughts and prayers. Love you all!

Alice (Hannay) and Norm Allen
   Posted Sat June 09, 2012
Norm - My heart aches for you. I'm so sorry for your loss. I still remember the times years ago when I was a babysitter of Norm and Brian for you and Florence. That was long ago. In more recent years I'll always be so grateful for all of the things you did for my mom. Florence was a great lady who will truly be missed. Hold on to your memories and let them guide you through this difficult time.

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