In West Haven, May 27, 2008, Florence Madeline Greco Forte, 88, wife of the late Joseph Forte, mother of Dolores (Nicholas) DeFrancesco and Laura Cumberledge, grandmother of John and Jacquelyn DeFrancesco and Joseph Cumberledge, sister of Pasquale (Pat), Frank and Sylvester (Bill) Greco and Marie Katsimperes and Ann DeFilippo and also survived by many nieces and nephews. And her beloved grand-pets Shadow and Chiche. Predeceased by brothers John, Edward, Anthony and George Greco. Florence was born in New Haven June 28, 1919, a daughter of the late Frank and Mary Migliacci Greco. She was a lifelong resident of West Haven. The family would like to thank all those that cared for Florence, especially the West Haven Adult Day Care, the nurses and aides at Harborview Manor and her personal aide Theresa. Funeral from BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 CAMPBELL AVE., WEST HAVEN, Friday, May 30 at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Louis Church, 89 Bull Hill Ln., West Haven at 11 a.m. Interment in Riverside Cemetery, Shelton. Friends may call Thursday from 5-8 p.m. Contributions in Florence's memory may be made to The West Haven Adult Day Care Center, 201 Noble Ave., West Haven, CT 06516.

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  1. Dolores I just read about Flo’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I often think of all the wonderful stories you used to share with us. I am sure you have so many special memories of her. Claudia

  2. I remember Aunt Florence as one of the happy and loving figures from my childhood. Her kindness will be missed.

  3. Laura & Family On behalf of the membership of the Greater CT Area Local, American Postal Workers Union our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you during this special time of sorrow and remembrance. May you be granted peace, comfort, and understanding in the days ahead. May the fond and loving memories of your mom remain always in your heart and bring a smile to your face.

  4. Laura and Family, God Bless you and your family. We’re thinking about of you at this time of Sorrow. Our deepest feelings can’t always find their way from hearts to words. Wishing there was something we could say or do to make things easier for you right now. Hoping it will help a little to know how much we care and that our loving thoughts are with you. With Sympathy.

  5. Laura and Family, Sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one. You and your family has my deepest sympathy and i will make sure to keep you and your family in my prayers.

  6. Laura, Our sincere condolences to you and Delores and your families. My breathing problems keep me from being with you, but know you are in our prayers.

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