Florence S. Tuttle, 83, of Calcium
The funeral for Florence S. Tuttle will be 11:00am Wednesday, November 23rd at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Rev. Bruce Chapman officiating. A calling hour will precede the service at the funeral home, beginning at 10:00am. Spring burial will be held in Sanford Corners Cemetery, Calcium, at a date yet to be determined.
Florence passed away at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home Saturday, November 19th. She was 83 years old.
Born January 2, 1933 Florence was a daughter to Guy and Helen (Barnes) Sullivan. She received her high school diploma, and worked as a nurse’s aide at age 16 while obtaining her L.P.N. certification. Later, Florence would obtain her Registered Nursing degree from Jefferson Community College.
Throughout her professional career Florence was employed by the county nursing home on Coffeen Street, Samaritan Medical Center, and Samaritan Keep Home. She enjoyed bowling, baking, camping, boating, family gatherings, traveling, gambling trips, and her Pomeranian “Babe”.
She married James F. Tuttle October 15, 1974 in Gouverneur, Rev. Stanley Brown officiating.
Surviving besides her husband, James, are her children, Mona and Steve Fargo of Great Bend, Douglas Hall and companion Lisa of Summerville, Darren and Ann Hall of Harrisville; 5 siblings, Pauline Hall of Massena, Marion Wicks of Croghan, Thelma Bango of Florida, Helen Dundun of Florida, Bernice Ingram of Florida; and 9 grandchildren, Benjamin Fargo, Andrew Fargo, Abby Medina, Ashley Carlos, Jeremy Hall, Dustin Hall, Chelsea Hall, Desiree Hall, Chad Sullivan. She is also survived by a large, extended family consisting of several nieces, nephews, cousins, and great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents, Florence is predeceased by a son, Donald Hall; 3 siblings, Thomas Sullivan, Bernard Sullivan, Ruth Sullivan; and a grandchild, Thomas Sullivan.
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.
Donations may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter, 441 W. Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204.
Condolences may be made online at www.reedbenoit.com.