Florence Kingston

March 1, 1919 - January 22, 2017

Service Date: January 27, 2017

Funeral Home Harding Litwin Funeral Home

Florence Kingston passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at The Golden Living Center , Tunkhannock. PA

Born in Mehoopany on March 1, 1919, she was the daughter of the late William O and Pearl Smith Place.

She was a 1937 graduate of Mehoopany High School and a 1938 graduate of Tunkhannock High School.  She worked in the dress factory in Tunkhannock and as a checker at Charles Bros, Firestiens, and Bricks Markets.  She was a member of the Eatonville United Methodist Church and church treasurer for many years.  Her activities included quilting, gardening, RV camping with Good Sam Club, fishing, baking and more quilting.

She was preceded in death by her infant daughter Beverly, husband of 54 years Lloyd Kingston, Sr: sisters Alice Shoemaker and Dorothy Burgess,  and brother Warren Place.

Surviving are her son Lloyd  and spouse Charlotte VanFleet Kingston of Factoryville; grandchildren James and Pam Richardson Kingston of New Ipswich, NH , Sam and Susan Carey of Factoryville; and five great grandchildren;  Eric Kingston, Becka Lyons, Sarah Jean Kingston, Zachariah Carey and Alizah Carey.

Funeral services will be held at 11am Friday Jan. 27th from the Eatonville United Methodist Church with Reverend Betty Riley officiating.  Interment will be at Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock, PA.  Family will receive friends at church from 10 am until the time of the service at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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