Massena - After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Mrs. Florence M. Mossow, 59, of 192 Jefferson Ave, peacefully passed away in the comfort of her home on Monday evening, March 25, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
Florence was born July 14, 1953 in Potsdam, the daughter of Donald W. and Elizabeth A. (Mosher) Kerr and was a graduate of Norwood-Norfolk Central School Class of 1973. She later took nursing classes at North Country Community College in Saranac Lake.
She was a certified nurse’s aide at the St. Regis Nursing Home, Massena for 26 years and also sold Avon for many years. Florence was a strong advocate for breast cancer research and was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
She was an avid bowler for many years and over the years collected over 200 porcelain dolls that she proudly displayed throughout her home. In her generous spirit, she crocheted blankets for her many friends and family that were expecting babies.
Florence is survived by her son, Joseph of Massena; her mother, Elizabeth A. Kerr of Norfolk; her siblings, Ann and Leland Green of Potsdam; Donald W. Kerr, Jr. of Massena; Richard Kerr of Norfolk; Deborah and Harold Peacock of Lisbon; Robert and Leona Kerr of Norfolk; Terry and Lisa Kerr of Chesapeake, VA; Tammy and Charles Horton of Norfolk; and Harry Kerr of Malone; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father, Donald W. Kerr, Sr. in 1973.
Friends may call at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, Wednesday, 3:30 -5:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday 6:00 PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Rev. Scott D. Fobare, celebrating. Burial will be later in the spring at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Colton.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.
Saturday, May 30, 2015, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake