In Milford, May 5, 2001, Florence Ryan Shirley Hodgkinson, 84, wife of the late Robert W. Hodgkinson of Colonial Boulevard, West Haven. Mother of David Hodgkinson of Orange and Robert Hodgkinson of Punta Gorda, FL. Also survived by 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was born in New Haven, Sept. 2, 1916 daughter of the late William & Christine Lang Ryan. She was a hairdresser for the former Hotel Taft and a devoted mother. Funeral service at BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave. at Court St., West Haven, Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. Friends may call Friday from 9 - 10 a.m. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, West Haven. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Orange Land Trust Fund, 433 Prudden Ln., Orange, CT 06477 or to the West Haven Public Library, 674 Washington Ave., West Haven, CT 60516.

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