Obituary courtesy of Williams-Kampp Funeral Home:
Florence was born in Newark, New Jersey on September 11, 1932. Her parents were Donald and Florence Flaherty.
Beloved wife of Thomas Duhig married June 6th, 1953 at St. Michael Church in Union, New Jersey. They took up residence in Newark, New Jersey.
She is the loving mother of nine children: Thomas (Kim), Kevin (Cheryl), Patricia (Rick) Carney, Michael, Mary (John) Zaruba, Matthew (Tracy), Eileen (Todd) Tarter, Susan, and James (Susan).
Fond grandmother of 23 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
They resided in Union New Jersey for 9 years and Maple Wood New Jersey for 4 years before they moved to Wheaton in 1970.
Florence was a secretary at School District 200 Headquarters in Wheaton and a Judges secretary at the Du Page County Courthouse.
After retiring, she and Tom were inseparable traveling to every state, Canada and Europe.
After retirement she volunteered for Meals, Court Friends Program and the First on Wheels for over 13 years, visited wards of the court under the Court Friends Program and the First Division Museum at Cantigny.
Florence was a kind and gentle person. People instinctively loved her because she was a great listener and would emphasize with anyone who was troubled. She never said an unkind word to anyone or about anyone. She loved her family and they loved her.
She will be dearly missed. Donations appreciated to CNS Home Health & Hospice 690 E. North Ave. Carol Stream, IL 60188-2172
Visitation Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. at Williams-Kampp Funeral Home 430 E. Roosevelt Rd.(one blk. E. of Naperville Rd.) Wheaton. Funeral prayers 9:15 Saturday at the Funeral Home proceeding to Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church 310 S. Wheaton Ave. Wheaton. Interment St. Michael Cemetery.