Mar 1, 1927 – Jan 17, 2011
Born in Emily Township, Ontario, to Calvert and Margaret Carew, Florence was one of nine children. Predeceased by her parents; three brothers, George, Alvin and Bruce; two sisters, Myrtle and Ruby; her first husband, Louie Holland; second husband, Walter Zacharias; brothers-in-law Ian Ross and Ossie Covert; and by great grandchild Jorden Closson. Florence is survived by her companion, Les Price; daughter Janet (Reg) Teichrib of Barriere, BC; son Bill Holland (Lynda) of Maple Ridge, BC; step-son Gordon (Pam) Holland of Watson Lake, Delphene Craven of Vancouver, BC; foster daughter Shirley (Randy deceased) Closson; step-daughter Gaye of Milk River, Alberta; sisters-in-law Adele Little of Ontario and Fiona Carew of Calgary, Alberta. Florence is also survived by six grandchildren, B.J. (Robin) Teichrib of Kamloops, BC, Lisa (Steven) Moore of Mission, BC, Tina (Jeff) Buster of Kamloops, Jody Holland of Maple Ridge, Wes (Randy) McMyn Holland of Maple Ridge, Colt McMyn Holland of Maple Ridge, Mike Closson of Kamloops, Cory Closson (Stephanie and family) of Vancouver, and Angela Norris (and family) of Yellowknife, NWT; by seven great grandchildren: Curtis Teichrib, Dalton, Brooke, Jessica Buster, Shane, Luke Moore and Forest McMyn Holland; her sisters Millie (Joe) Ross, Gladys Covert, Louise (Bill) Deck, all of Peterborough, ON, and Betty Brown (Murray) of Orono, ON. Survived also by Les’ children, Matt, Fred, Bonita, George and Frances Price, and their families.
Special thanks go out to Dr. Bernard, community home care nurses Tracy and Gerda, and to Mom’s special girls Kitty, Marjorie, Edie, Debbie and Vicky. Your care and compassion for Mom was greatly appreciated. Bill and Jan want to thank Reg for his special care of the “mother-in-law” for the past year. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You Love Mom, Grandma, GrammyPrint This Obituary & Condolences