|The death of Florence Adams Hartt, last surviving member of her immediate family, of Saint John, NB occurred on October 15, 2002 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Born on June 10, 1911 at Fredericton Junction, she was the youngest daughter of the late Thomas and Helen (Nason) Hartt. Florence had attended Normal School in Fredericton and held teaching positions in Rusagonis, Beaver Dam and Hoyt before training as a Registered Nurse in Newport, Rhode Island, graduating in 1942 and then completed post-graduate work in obstetrics and nursery at Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital in Jersey City, NJ where she worked for many years before retiring to Saint John in 1970. Florence was a member of Hillcrest United Baptist Church and a charter member of Gladstone Chapter # 12 Order of the Eastern Star, Fredericton Junction; she also had been a member of the Silver Threads Seniors and Hillcrest Ladies Club.
She is survived by one nephew T. Richard Hartt (Donna), Fredericton Junction, two nieces Patricia Westerson (Frederick), Lethbridge, Alberta and Sandra Hartt, Winnipeg, Manitoba, several great-nieces and great-nephews. Besides her parents she is predeceased by a brother Vince in 1947and two sisters Caroline in 1996 and Miriam in 1909.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2002 at 2:00 pm at Hillcrest United Baptist Church, Lancaster Ave., Saint John West, NB. Interment will be held at Gladstone Cemetery, Fredericton Junction. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donors choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Brenanís Select Community Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (506-634-7424).|