September 18, 1920 ~ April 28, 2006
Florence Anderson Martin, 85, of Windsor Rd., Hamden, wife of the late Joseph S. Martin, passed away April 28, 2006 after a brief illness. Mother of Charlene Raymond and her husband, Stephen of Guilford and Karen Martin-Bowker and her husband, Bruce Bowker of Clinton, grandmother of Michael Meneo, Marisa Meneo Ouverson, Jillian Meneo, Rachel Martin-Bowker and Brian Martin-Bowker and great-grandmother of Francesca and Giana Meneo. Florence was born in New Haven, Sept. 18, 1920, a daughter of the late John and Nannie Seth Anderson and had been a resident of Hamden for 55 years. She was a lifetime active member of Bethesda Lutheran Church, were she was a member of the Diana Birger Jarl Lodge # 3 of the VASA Order of America, the Elizabeth Circle, and she assisted in the church office. Funeral service Wednesday, May 3 at 11 a.m. at Bethesda Lutheran Church. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, West Haven. In lieu of flowers memorial contribtions may be made to Bethesda Lutheran Church, 305 St. Ronan St., New Haven, CT 06511. Arrangements under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.