July 5, 1925 ~ July 16, 2011
Greece: Saturday, July 16, 2011 at age 86, passed away peacefully at Unity Park Ridge Hospital. She was the first of nine children born to John and Mary Roethel on July 5, 1925. A life long resident of Rochester NY, she was a graduate of St Joseph's Commercial School. She retired from Jackson's Bakery on Stone Road after more than 40 years of employment. She enjoyed volunteering at the Town of Greece Community & Senior Center, taking day trips with her good friend, Shirley Hillyard, and eating out. Florence ,enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by son Thomas (Theresa) DiMartino, Grandchildren Mary Beth (Brad) McAdams and Scott (Jessica) DiMartino, Great Grandchildren Connor, Aly, Meghan, and Jake, and 8 surviving siblings: May Roethel, Marilyn Fose, Laurel Roethel, James (Judy) Roethel, Barbara (Bob) Bassage, Gerald (Dixie) Roethel, Donald (Beverly) Roethel, Tina (Richard) Farden, and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Tuesday (July 19th) 4-7 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Road, Greece Chapel. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday 10:00 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment, Grove Place Cemetery, 2772 Chili Ave. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the America Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org in her memory. For more information or to sign Florence's guestbook please visit MeesonFamily.com.