Florence Corwin

Florence Corwin
Florence Corwin

Former longtime Greenport resident Florence Corwin of Buckley Landing in North Syracuse died Feb. 5 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. She was 85. 

She was born Aug. 22, 1929, in Greenport to Nicholas and Lena Piccozzi Mazzaferro. She married Frank Dexter Corwin Sr. Nov 30, 1947, in Greenport.

Ms. Corwin was a member of St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport. Family members said she enjoyed knitting, crafts, baking and reading.

Predeceased by her husband in 2007, her brother John in 2007 and her brother Joseph in 2009, Ms. Corwin is survived by her daughters, Linda Brown of Chittenango, N.Y., and Maria, of Cumberland, R.I.; her sons, Frank, of Mill Creek, Wash., and Carl, of Riverhead; her granddaughter, Kristin Brown of Syracuse; her grandsons, Luke, of Spanaway, Wash., Jacob Gotimer of Stafford Springs, Conn., and Patrick Gotimer of Brooklyn; and her brother Eugene Mazzaferro of Greenport.

The family will receive visitors Friday, Feb. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport. A Mass will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport. Interment will follow at Sterling Cemetery in Greenport.

Memorial donations may be made to John’s Place at St. Agnes R.C. Church or Greenport Fire Department Rescue Squad.

This is a paid notice.