Obituary of Florence E. Tisserand

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Florence Eileen Tisserand of Great Barrington died Monday Spetember 10, 2018 at Fairview Commons Nursing Home in Great Barrington. Born in White Plains N.Y. daughter of the late Florence (McCabe) Strevell and Frank Strevell. She attended local schools and began working at the former First National Super Market in town. She was a communicant of St. Peter’s Church and enjoyed crafts and water color painting at Vera Thybergh’s art classes at the local Senior Center. Mrs. Tisserand was the widow of Louis Tisserand who died June 1, 1980. She leaves two grandchildren, Nicole Carty of Lee and Jared Carty of Raleigh N.C. Her daughter Joy Ann Carty of Lee predeceased her. She also leaves her niece Sandra O’Connor and husband Robert of Melbourne FL and a nephew Richard Morales and his wife Jan of AZ.

Funeral Services for Florence Tisserand will be held on Saturday September 15 at 10:00 AM with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Church in Great Barrington with Reverend William P. Murphy Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Family will receive friends preceding the funeral mass from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM on Saturday September 15 at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA 01230. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Florence’s memory may be made out to the Claire Teague Senior Center in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.

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