With regret, I wish to inform you of the passing of Florence/V01RN
Okeechobee, FL – Florence Loretta Oake died January 14, 2019. She was
born October 24, 1935 in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada
to Frederick and Helena (Squires) Parsons. She was a member of First
United Methodist Church of Okeechobee. She was a Nurse Practitioner
for 19 years, and she kept her license current. She had a lifetime of
volunteer services with many organizations.
Florence was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Victor
Oake; sons, Derek Pike and Terry Pike; sisters, Mary and Sidney; and
brother, Alexander “Sandy” Parsons.
She is survived by her sons, James Pike (Linda), Jerry Pike (Theresa),
and Christopher Lahey; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren;
sister-in-law, Alice Parsons; special friend, Fred Hoffman; and a
large circle of family and friends.
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2019 at First
United Methodist Church. Interment of ashes will take place in her
home church, Coughlan United Church, Harbour Grace, Newfoundland
The family has requested no flowers. Donations may be made to Hospice
of Okeechobee, PO Box 1548, Okeechobee, FL 34973, or Raulerson
Hospital Auxiliary, 1796 HWY 441 North, Okeechobee, FL 34972.
Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register
book at, www.OkeechobeeFuneralHome.com
All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton
& Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee,