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Florence L. "Flo" (Merrill) Schwartz

February 12, 1931 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 90)


Florence Lorraine Schwartz (Flo) 90, a long time residence of Georgetown, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving
family on Sunday, May 16, 2021.  Flo graduated from Perley High School in 1948 and she worked at Brigham Manor Nursing Home in Newburyport for many years and after retirement, worked there voluntarily. Flo was a member of South Byfield Parish Church. She loved to sew, embroider, host family and friend gatherings and to spend time in her flower gardens.
Flo was predeceased by her husband, Walter P. Schwartz in 2001, her brothers, Paul A. Merrill, Byron E. Merrill and sister, Rosemary E.
Gordon. Daughter of Warren & Elizabeth Merrill. She is survived by her 10 children, Deborah Marshall and husband (John) of Haverhill, MA, Gardner P. Schwartz of Georgetown, Cynthia Roy and husband Gerry of Merrimac, Corinne Gittings and husband Eric of East Kingston, Eugene Schwartz of Georgetown, Lennard Schwartz and partner Kathy of Byfield, Christina Schwartz of Georgetown, Heidi Beecher and her partner Mark of Stratham, NH, Walter P. Schwartz Jr. and partner Kelly of Maine and Jocelyn Zaia and husband John of
Georgetown. 21 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend her Funeral Service on Friday morning,  May 21st at 11 O'clock at the Byfield Parish Church, 132 Jackman Street, Georgetown. Visitation for Flo will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 pm in the Conte - Giamberardino Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant Street, Georgetown. Interment in South Byfield Cemetery will be private. For funeral home directions, florists or to share a memory of Flo with her family, please visit

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May 20, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Conte-Giamberardino Funeral Home
14 Pleasant Street
Georgetown, MA 01833

Funeral Service
May 21, 2021

11:00 AM
Byfield Parish Church
132 Jackman Street
Georgetown, MA 01833

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