Saturday, November 4th, 2017
Sharalene S. Flore, age 74, of Celina, passed away at 9:10 a.m., Friday, November 3, 2017 in the Emergency Room at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born February 7, 1943 in St. Marys, to the late Lloyd D. & Luella M. (Scheblo) Secrest. Sharalene and Lester L. Flore were married on October 26, 1968, and he survives, along with their three children: Jim (Tracy) Flore and Jon (Janella) Flore of Celina and Jessica Miller of London, OH, and five grandchildren: Rose Flore, Nathan Flore, Lance Miller, Sarah Flore and Austin Flore.
Also surviving are seven brothers & sisters: Connie (Paul) Gates of Rockford, Carol Zizelman of Celina, Louise Toler of Montezuma, Shirley Brandon and Lois Secrest of Celina, and Dale Secrest and David Secrest of Mendon, sisters-in-law: Helen Parker of Celina and Pat Flore of Delphos, and many nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents-in-law: Russish & Eddythe Flore, and brothers & sisters-in-law: Dan Toler, Don Zizelman, Dale Parker, Robert & Dorothy Flore and Ray Flore.
A graduate of Parkway High School, Sharalene retired from the Mersman Furniture Factory in Celina after many years of service. She was an active member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Celina, where she served in many capacities, including Sunday School Secretary and Communion Steward. Sharalene enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family, fishing, and attending auctions.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 6, at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, with Pastor Craig Cisco officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Center Township. Calling Hours are 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, at the Funeral Home in Celina.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Mt. Zion UMC.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.