Florence A. (Reed) Owens

January 17, 1925 ~ February 6, 2020 (age 95)


Florence A. Owens, 95, of Guys Mills died Thursday, February 6, 2020 at home surrounded by her family.


She was born January 17, 1925 in Kennerdell, PA a daughter of Harold and Mabel (Reed) Reed.  She married Donald L. Owens May 14, 1945 and he preceded her in death June 12, 2005.


She and her husband owned and operated Mt. Hope General Store for many years.  She was a member of Mt. Hope United Methodist Church.  She always looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren


She is survived by three daughters, Nancy Brunot (Roger) of Frenchtown, Carol McGowan (Robert) of Mt. Hope and Donna Hunter (Michael) of Mt. Hope; a son, Donald W. Owens (Keylea Keas) of Mt. Hope; eight grandchildren, Mike Brunot, Mark Brunot (Lara), Connie Williams (Robert), Kristin McGowan (Nate Vanderella), Sean Hunter (Jennifer), Michelle Kelly (Brian), Eric Owens (Opalyn) and Alan Owens (Larrah); thirteen great grandchildren, Brennan, Carson, Jake, Caiden, Justice, Chloe, Avery, Steven, Aiden, Rachel, Moira, Phineas and Sebastian; a sister, Lois Slater of Mercer, PA; three sisters-in-law, Joanne, Jane and Evelyn Reed and many nieces and nephews.


In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two infant grandchildren, Brian and Laurie; two sisters, Pearl Francisco (Forrest “Peach”) and Dorothy Gealy (James); four brothers, Paul (Martini), Donald, Norman and William Reed and a brother-in-law, Walter Slater.


Calling hours will be Sunday, February 9th from 2-5 p.m. at the Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc., 581 Chestnut Street, Meadville.


The funeral service will be Monday, February 10th at 11 a.m. at Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, 29034 State Hwy 27, Guys Mills, PA with Rev. Alice McClymonds, Pastor, officiating.


Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.


The family suggests memorials be made to Mt. Hope United Methodist Church, 29034 State Hwy 27, Guys Mills, PA 16327.


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February 9, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335

Funeral Service
February 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Hope United Methodist Church
29034 State Hwy 27
Guys MIlls, PA 16327


Mt. Hope United Methodist Church
29034 State Hwy 27, Guys Mills PA 16327

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