Florence Brown

May 25, 1925 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 98) 98 Years Old

Florence Brown Obituary

Florence “Flossie” Brown, 98, of Bellevue passed away Monday, February 12, 2024 at the Fisher Titus Medical Center in Norwalk.  Flossie was born May 25, 1925 in Willard, the daughter of Joseph J. and Mary (Bischoff) Hahler.

Flossie enjoyed cooking, baking, playing cards and gardening.  She was a member of the former St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Bismark, and current member of St. Gaspar del Bufalo.  Flossie worked at Reedtown Tavern for over 30 years for 4 different owners, cooking breakfast, a job she especially enjoyed during hunting season.  More than anything Flossie loved her family, and spending time with them any chance she could.

She married Bernard A. Brown in 1947 at St. Sebastian’s Church; He preceded her in death in 1981.

She is survived by her sons: Kenneth (Nancy) Brown of Monroeville, Wayne (Barb) Brown of Bellevue, Ron (Colette) Brown of Bellevue, and Melvin (Terry) Brown of Norwalk; daughters: Sue Scherley of Attica and Janet (Dan) Mills of Michigan; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband; Flossie is preceded in death by her sisters: Helen Haspeslagh, Ortrude Diehm, and Agnes Hahler; brothers: Robert Hahler, Richard Hahler, and Howard Hahler; and an infant grandson.

Friends will be received on Friday, February 16, 2023 from 2-7 p.m. at Foos & Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue where the Rosary will be recited at 1:30 p.m. A funeral Mass will begin on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Gaspar del Bufalo Catholic Church, 16209 Co Rd 46, Bellevue, OH 44811.  Burial will follow at St. Sebastian’s Cemetery.

The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to Southern Care Hospice as well as the Bismark Community Center for their exceptional care and hospitality.

Memorials may be made to Southern Care Hospice.

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Recitation of the Rosary
February 16, 2024

1:30 PM
Foos & Foos Funeral Service
151 Yorkshire Place
Bellevue, OH - Ohio 44811

Calling Hours
February 16, 2024

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Foos & Foos Funeral Service
151 Yorkshire Place
Bellevue, OH - Ohio 44811

Funeral Mass
February 17, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Gaspar del Bufalo
16209 CR 46
Bellevue, OH 44811

February 17, 2024

St. Sebastian Catholic Cemetery


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