Florence Stockton Finney

Florence Stockton Finney
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March 15, 1915
December 31, 2010
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Life Story

Florence passed away on Friday, December 31st at a Portland, Oregon care facility.  Surrounded by family, she died peacefully in her sleep from an age related illness.  She was 95.
She was born in San Diego in 1915 to Alfred Leroy and Florence Peirce Stockton and  she grew up in Daly City, California where her family owned and operated the A.L. Stockton Lumber Company on Mission Street.  She attended Balboa High School and UC Berkley before leaving school to work for the army during WWII.  She spent a good part of the war in Fairbanks Alaska and often said it was the best time of her life.   In 1945, she married Lieutenant William K. Finney of the Army Air Corps., whom she had met at a Sacramento army base.  After the war, they settled in San Bruno and then later Burlingame, California where they raised three daughters.  Florence was a stay-at-home mom and an involved volunteer for her daughters’ schools, the Girl Scouts, and...

Memory Bank

So warm and kind Beth stockton
Aunt Florence was always so kind to us. I remember when she offered me her Mercedes for my prom night. I always...
Our Very Special Aunt Florence Al & Stephanie
Our dear Aunt Florence was a witty, intelligent, quirky, hard working, big hearted treasure of a person. Her...
Nothing but fond memories Ariel Veroske
When I remember Gram, I remember all the times she made me laugh. She had such a great personality and sense of humor...
Summer Days Erin Miskelly
My summer days were spent with grandma and Sarah. She would always try to make sure we were doing something fun. Most...
Cathy Stannard-Stockton's Memory of Florence
I remember my Aunt Florence as always smiling, almost laughing to herself, and always having a witty comment for the...

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Martha Denney
February 01, 2011
Florence was one of my favorite people- she was so interesting, funny and insightful. She is my idol for what I...
Jill Denney
January 11, 2011
Gram was always cheerful and full of love. That is how I will always remember her.