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Florence Jeffers

September 3, 2012
The Leader Herald

Florence Jeffers

Florence Jeffers, age 91, of Johnstown Passed away on Saturday September 1, 2012, at the Wells Nursing Home.

She was born on July 27, 1921, in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Stephen Kovarik and Anna Palcovic Kovarik.

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Mrs. Jeffers

Florence was a graduate of Johnstown high School.

She was employed as a glove worker for the former Crescendoe Glove Company and also the Superb Glove Company until her retirement.

She was a member of the former St. Anthony's Church and the church sokol.

An avid golfer she golfed in many local senior leagues and during this time she aced four hole-in-ones.

Mrs. Jeffers was predeceased by her husband, Fay Jeffers.

Survivors include one son George (Cindi) Jeffers of Johnstown; three daughters Margaret "Peggy" (Chris) Wilson of Palatine Bridge, Marilyn (Jim) Corbett of Johnstown and Kathy (Gary) Craner of Syracuse; eight grandchildren and Five great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband she was predeceased by three brothers Frank, Stephen and George Kovarik; and one sister, Mary Kovarik.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Church, Glebe Street, Johnstown.

Visitation will be on Tuesday prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. at the church.

Interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Johnstown.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of ones choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home 1 N., Melcher Street, Johnstown. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at



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