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Florence Lee Frist

Obituary for Florence Lee Frist

February 18, 1918 - December 26, 2018
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 100


Florence Lee (Worth) Frist was born February 18, 1918 in Pocomoke City, MD to the late Hubert and Effie (Scott) Worth.

She was a Registered Nurse and graduated from the Delaware Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1939. She worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD and A.I. duPont Hospital, Wilmington, DE.

She was married to the late Delbert Sterling Frist. She enjoyed being a devoted wife and mother. Her joy in life was her family and being a loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great-Great Grandmother. She was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church where she worshiped her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Florence is survived by her son, Delbert Frist and his wife, Louise of Port Deposit, MD; daughter, Deborah Frist Ewing and her husband, William of Rising Sun, MD; her grandson, Duane Frist and his wife, Jenni of Herndon, VA; three granddaughters: Cynthia Frist Dittmar and her husband, David of Ellicott City, MD, Shannon Ewing Persuhn and her husband, Ray of Colora, MD and Hope Ewing Cox and her husband, Anthony of Quarryville, PA; seven great grandsons: Curtis Miller, Clinton Miller, Craig Miller, Gavin Cox, Bryce Cox, Trey Cox and Eli Dittmar; great granddaughter, Carsyn Dittmar and her great-great granddaughter, Claire Miller.

Including her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, John Worth and her three sisters: Louise Sylvester, Lillian Capps and Ruth Calhoun.

A service will be held in Florence's honor at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 2, 2018 at Hopewell United Methodist Church, 1811 Hopewell Rd, Port Deposit, MD 21904, where family and friends may visit beginning at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow in the adjacent cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Hopewell United Methodist Church" or to "Amedisys Hospice" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.

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  • Amedisys Hospice

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R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A.

111 S. Queen Street
P.O. Box 248
Rising Sun, MD 21911
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