CAMDEN — Florence L. Wallis, 72, passed away June 2, 2012, at the Oneida Healthcare Center after a lengthy illness. She was born August 31, 1939, a daughter of Warren and 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 Schools 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, was a NY Yankees’ fan, and 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 and Lorrie Wallis, Camden; son-in-law, George Wing; her nine loving grandchildren; three sisters, Caroline and Clifford Rowlands, Deerfield, Thelma Ammann, Camden, and Marge Wheeler, Pulaski; two brothers, Alfred and Arlene Flagg, Vienna, and Jerry and 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 a.m., Wednesday, at the Larobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Calling hours are from Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. 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.
You may view obituary and send a message of condolence online at www.larobardierefuneralhome.com.