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WINCHENDON - Florence T. Plante, 87, of 134 Goodrich Street, died peacefully Wednesday evening, February 21, 2018 in Baldwinville Nursing Home, with her loving family at her side.
She was born in Winchendon on April 26, 1930, daughter of the late George E. and Josephine (Girouard) Plante and was a lifelong resident of Winchendon.
Florence was a homemaker, who enjoyed cooking and spending time with her brothers, sisters and her many family members. She loved children and was well known for making peanut blossom cookies.
One of 11 children, she leaves her brothers and sisters, Arthur G. Plante, Anita F. Duplease and her husband Donald, Walter A. Plante and his wife Claudette, Francis E. Plante , Eugene P. Plante and Alice E. Tousignant and her husband Philip, all of Winchendon, Beatrice M. Morgan and her husband Albert of Danvers, as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She helped to raise three nieces, Lorie LaRoche, Susan Tonet and Sherry Scott, all of Winchendon. Two sisters, Antoinette J. Plante and Claire J. Johnson and a brother, Maurice Z. Plante, predeceased her.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 10 A.M. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in the spring.
Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon are Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 5 to 7 P.M.