Florence Wilkinson mourned

DOWNEY - Florence (Florrie) Jane Wilkinson (nee MacDonald) passed away peacefully on Oct. 30 in Downey at the age of 88.She was the daughter of the late Elizabeth and Nicholas MacDonald, wife of the late Lourne Wilkinson and sister to the late Mary Densmore. She is survived by her son, Brian; grandchildren, Erick Wilkinson of Oregon and Tonya Wilkinson of Austria; step-grandchildren, Brenda, Allen, Ricky and Sherrie Dickinson of Oregon and Texas; 10 great-grandchildren; Lourne's family in Canada; nephew Douglas (Jane) Densmore of Toronto; niece Karen (Richard) Hookham of Ottawa; and the Lopez/Cruz family. In 1957, Florrie and her family moved from Canada to start a new life in Downey. She was a longtime employee of Pacific Press. A memorial service was held Tuesday at Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary, followed by a private burial service. In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations to the Spencer Hospice Foundation, 3401 W. Sunflower Ave., Suite 125, Santa Ana, CA 92704.

********** Published: November 8, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 30