Florence Elizabeth (Wilcox) Sager

Posted May 03, 2013, at 7:46 p.m.

HOULTON and ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Florence (Wilcox) Sager, 80, died April 3, 2013, at Gardiner Nursing Home, Houlton. She was born Feb. 15, 1933, in Houlton, daughter of Sherman and Florence (Scott) Wilcox.

Florence, also known as “Flossie” to friends and family, was a member of Houlton High School, class of 1951. After high school, she married and moved to Rochester, N.Y., where she worked for Bausch and Lomb until she retired and returned to Houlton to live.

She is survived by her three brothers, Joseph, Benjamin and Jasper Wilcox. She was predeceased by three sisters, Ruth Austin of Fitchburg, Mass., Madeline Carroll of Milwaukee and Opal Young of Houlton. She also left behind many nieces and nephews, and friends around the country.

Spring graveside services for all friends and family is planned for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Wilcox Cemetery, Cary Plantation. Flossie loved animals dearly and was a strong supporter of the ASPCA and other animal rescue and refuge groups. In lieu of flowers, friends and family are encouraged to make a donation in her name to the animal shelter of their choice. For an online memory book and to leave condolences, please visit www.bowersfuneral.com.

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