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Florence J. (Belmonte) Eriksen

Florence J. (Belmonte) Eriksen
  • June 16, 1933 - September 20, 2017
  • Melrose, Massachusetts
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“So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a pistol when I saw her in Virginia. You will have some wonderful memories. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Meredith Nelson - Ridgewood, NJ

“We were so sad to hear of Florence's passing. She was such a nice person to have in the group. She enjoyed playing Scrabble at the Senior Center...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Frances Ventola - Melrose, MA

“My family and I were saddened to hear of you passing. I have many good memories of the time we did get to spend with you and your family. I'm sorry...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jasmine McIver - Somersworth, NH

“To send our deepest sympathyJust doesn't seem like enough.We know how your grief must burden you,How this time must be so rough.But try to believe in...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ed & Camille Leclair - PA

“Dear Cousins Ellen, Margie & Barbara,Jim and I were so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. She is now rejoicing in Heaven with Uncle George and...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Carol & Jim Strobeck - Spokane, WA

“Margie and Ellen, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. May her memory be eternal. Anne (Petmezakis) Pankratz ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Anne Pankratz - billerica, MA

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Florence J. (Belmonte) Eriksen, of Melrose, died at the Melrose Wakefield Hospital on Sept. 20, 2017 at the age of 84. Florence was born in Boston, raised in Everett and a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1951. She resided in Melrose since 1963 and was a founding member of the Church of the Incarnation in Melrose. Florence worked as a Secretary for John Hancock Insurance Company in Boston and Tri City Mental Health Center in Medford in the finance department for many years. She was the beloved wife of the late George R. Eriksen for 55 years. Loving mother of Ellen Poussard & her husband Ron of VA, Margie Genereux & her husband Tom of ME and Barbara LeClair & her husband Jim of Framingham. Caring sister of Rosemary Cincotta & her husband Bernard of Melrose and Rita Buonopane of NH. Also survived by 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren & many nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St., Melrose on Saturday, Sept. 30th at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the charity of your choice.