April 26, 1947 ~ December 24, 2020

Born in: New Haven, CT
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Florence Penque Antos, 73, of Hamden, loving wife of Stanislaus Antos, passed away on December 24, 2020 at Apple Rehab-Coccomo in Meriden, CT. She was born in New Haven on April 26, 1947, a daughter of the late John and Josephine Mikulka Penque. In addition to her husband Stan, she is survived by her children: Katherine Antos and her husband Dr. Kenneth Walters of North Haven, Jackie Michaud and her husband Ben of Wallingford, Joseph Antos and his wife Irena of Trumbull, Elizabeth Woods and her husband Brian of Rye, NY, as well as grandchildren James and Rosemary Michaud, Emili, Anthony, and Nicholas Antos, Derek, Kyle, Carly, and Christopher Woods, and sister Barbara Penque.
Florence was married for 54 years to her beloved husband, Stan.  She was a devoted mother who always provided love, compassion, and support to her children.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, especially during holidays and while celebrating birthdays and special occasions.  Florence was devoted to her sister, Barbara, who she loved dearly all her life.
The family is truly grateful for the compassionate care that she received at Apple Rehab-Coccomo.

Friends are invited to visit with Florence’s family on Wednesday, December 30th from 8:30am-9:30am at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Internment will follow at All Saints Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Florence may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of CT, 860 Howard Ave. New Haven, CT 06519, or by going to www.rmhc-ctma.org.

Services

Visitation: December 30, 2020 8:30 - 9:30 am

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

203-288-0800
www.beecherandbennett.com

Mass of Christian Burial: December 30, 2020 10:00 am

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
2819 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

20-248-0141

Graveside Service: December 30, 2020 11:30 am

All Saints Cemetery
700 Middletown Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473

203-239-2557

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  1. Stan and family…I am so saddened to hear about Flo. We started our job at SNET on the same day and worked together for over 20yrs. She was a great friend and I enjoyed her friendship so much. She was a gem and is going to be missed by all. My sincere condolences to all of you. May she Rest In Peace. She is your guardian angel. 😇

  2. Holding you all in my heart. Florence was a joy to know, I am so glad she and all of you are a part of my life. May the love and support from your friends and family wrap around you like a warm blanket to comfort you in this time of grief.

  3. Stan and family,

    My deepest condolences to you all on the passing of your beloved wife and mom. You all will always be in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you so much love during such a difficult time.

    Stan, thank you for sharing your stories of you and Flo with me. Your love story will always hold a dear place in my heart.

    With love,
    Jen Cox

  4. Jackie and Kathy,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I have many find memories of times spent at your house when we were growing up. You are all in my prayers.
    Cathy

  5. Jackie and family,
    Sending my sincerest condolences to you and your family. May your mother rest peacefully in heaven and may all her loved ones find comfort and peace knowing that one day there will be that joyous reunion in Heaven for all. 🙏🏻❤️🙏🏻

  6. I didn’t know Florence, but I know her daughter, Liz. Liz is one of the most loving and kind people I have ever met. My heart goes out to the entire family. May your mother rest in peace and I hope thinking about your memories of her will bring your comfort.

  7. Dear Kathy,
    My sincere condolences to you and all your family. I hope your happy memories of time shared with your Mom will bring you peace and comfort during these difficult days.
    Please know that I am thinking of you now in sympathy and friendship.

  8. Dear Jackie and family,

    My heart breaks for all of you during this difficult time. Your mom was certainly devoted to her family. May you all find comfort that she is at peace.

  9. My sincere condolences on the passing of your wife and mother and grandmother. Flo and I worked together briefly at SNET in 1999-2000. She was always so kind, so professional, soft spoken and quick with a smile. When I got married in 2000 she gave my husband and I the most beautiful wine decanter. At the time, I shared with her that I would have bought the exact same thing had I seen it first – that’s how much I loved it! I have since had it displayed in our kitchen every single day. I think of her every holiday when I fill it with wine and place it on our dinner table…..my family has heard Flo’s name over and over again throughout the years, as I often retell them where it came from. She was a wonderful person – please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  10. Oh, Liz, your mother must have been wonderful, because – look at you – an educator way beyond typical…a beautiful human being inside and out.
    You spend your days giving and loving. What a great comfort..in time..your husband and children will be.
    Love,
    Phyllis

  11. To my friend Flo and family. I always thought Flo was a gift from God. I worked with Flo for many years at AT&T, God bless you all.

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