Margaret Flower

Obituary of Margaret Flower

Margaret “Peg” Flower, 95 of East Haven passed away February 2, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was born September 9, 1922 in Corning, NY to Glenn and Mary (Hill) Harris. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Fred Flower (1987) and friend, Katherine Norden. Margaret is survived by numerous nieces/nephews, friends, her extended family in and around East Haven and her loyal dog walker, Danny Norden, who cared for “Pegatha” . Margaret was the last survivor of her generation. Family was extremely important to Peg, her playfulness was infectious, she loved to dance and sit around with family and friends, telling stories over a glass of wine. Margaret graduated from Northside High School in Corning, NY, attended Arnot Odgen School of Nursing in 1944, received her Masters from Columbia University in 1963. She was a member of Sigma Theta Tau and charter member of Delta Mu. She was a US Army Corp Nurse during WWII and retired from the VA Hospital after 36 years of service.

A private graveside service with Military Honors will be held at a future date in East Lawn Cemetery, East Haven. Funeral services are under the care of Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home) East Haven. In lieu of flowers, please make donation to The Army Nurse Corps Assoc., 8000 IH 10 West, San Antonio TX 78230 in memory of Margaret Flower.