Florence Esther Huson, 86, of Latrobe, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Excela health Latrobe Hospital. She is spending Christmas with Jesus this year!
She was born on November 16, 1934 in Ossining, New York, a daughter of the late William Edward Huson and Catherine Emma Vera (Russell) Huson.
Florence graduated from Franklin High School and later from Duquesne University where she specialized in and received a Masters Degree as a Reading Specialist.
Ms. Huson taught fifteen years in Pittsburgh Schools and fifteen years as a Salvation Army Officer. She loved music, had a lovely voice and sang with the Greater Latrobe Community Chorus and played the organ and cantored a number of years at St Anne’s Nursing Home in Greensburg.
Florence attended the St. Vincent Basilica and was involved with St. Rose’s Seniors and the American Legion Auxiliary #515.
She is survived by one sister, Grace Margaret Rose Divins of DuBois and a sister in-law Martha Huson of New Jersey; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Edward “Les” Huson, William Bramwell Huson, Philip John Huson and one sister, Catherine May Huson.
A private family service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 21, 2020, officiated by Pastor Clint Phillips at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.
Interment will follow at Circle Hill Cemetery, Punxsutawney.
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