Florence E. Proctor

CASCO β€” Florence E. Proctor passed away peacefully on March 3, 2011 at the Bridgton Hospital. She was born in Mapleton on January 4, 1930, a daughter of Theodore β€œTed” and Gladys Burtsell. Florence enjoyed her life. She was dedicated and devoted to her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her children remember her for her enthusiasm for life, her strong will, always thinking of others before herself and most of all for the times she listened and supported each one. Florence enjoyed baking, being outdoors, gardening, bird watching, holiday get-togethers, cookouts, and parties with family and friends. She attended Casco High School and graduated from Lake Region High School. She was a member of the Crescent Lake Sunshine Club, and Nashua Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 483. Florence was past President of Casco PTA, and served as an EMT several years ago on the Casco Rescue Unit.

Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Lawrence Sr. of Casco; six children, Pamela Spearrin of Casco; Lawrence F. Proctor Jr. and companion Sally Davis Ricciardelli of Naples, Fla.; Shirley Labonte and her husband Robert of Milford, N.H.; Timothy Proctor and his wife Jackie of Kissimmee, Fla.; Delores Desrosier and her husband Stanley of Roosevelt, Minn.; Scott Proctor of Raymond; three sisters, Dot Emmons and her husband Crosby of Naples; Claudia Gordon and husband Ed of Windham; Cindy Coffin and husband Donald of Naples; two brothers, Richard Burtsell and wife Jeanne of Naples; Ted Burtsell of Casco; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and her aunt Lois Ferguson of Presque Isle. Florence was predeceased by her sister Beverly Leach as well as her brother Arthur Burtsell.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Casco Rescue Unit at P.O. Box 117, Casco, ME 04015. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 at the Green Grove Cemetery in Casco. A bereavement luncheon will follow the service at the home of Lawrence F. Proctor, 42 Webbs Mills Rd., Casco. On-line condolences may be left for the family at hallfuneralhomeinc.com

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