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Florence A. Van Cleve, 92

Florence A. Van Cleve, 92, of Willow Street, died Sunday, December 9, 2012, at the Lancaster General Hospital. Born in West Lampeter Twp., she was the daughter of the late John S. and Eleanora Houck McEllhenney. Her husband of 66 years George F. Van Cleve, Sr. died in 2005.

A graduate of the former West Lampeter High School, Florence worked in the fabric department of Watt & Shand for 12 years. She was a former member of Willow Street U.C.C. Church. Florence enjoyed sewing, quilting and gardening. Her love for Lancaster County was so deep.

Florence is survived by 3 children: George F. Van Cleve, Jr., husband of Claire of Strasburg, Peggy, wife of Emil Korol of Seattle, WA, and Roberta, wife of Gene Brown of Willow Street; 8 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and her brother Carl McEllhenney of Lancaster. She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Friends will be received Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 10:30-11AM at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 441 N. George St., Millersville, with the funeral to follow at 11AM, officiated by Rev. Ronald Bohannon. Interment in Boehm’s United Methodist Cemetery. To send the family online condolences, please visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory 717-872-5041

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Our deepest sympathy to George, Peggy & Bertie and your families in the passing of your mother/Carol’s Aunt.  She will be missed.
Love, Carol and David Butts

Dear Bertie:  My wife and I were deeply sorry to read about your mothers’ passing.  Please accept our sincere and deepest sympathy at this difficult time.  May your inner strength help you cope with these difficult circumstances.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Merle & Donna Schnee

Dear George,

I am offering you my deep sympathies on the passing of your mother.  She had a long and engaging life.  Even if somewhat expected, I know it is still very painful when the death of your last parent finally arrives.  Our thoughts are with you and your whole family.

Rein Mutso
Virginia Marshall

Dear George,

I am offering you my deep sympathies on the passing of your mother.  She had a long and engaging life.  Even if somewhat expected, I know it is still very painful when the death of your last parent finally arrives.  Our thoughts are with you and your whole family.

Rein Mutso
Virginia Marshall

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