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Florence Corkum


CORKUM, Florence Elaine - 71 of Mount Pleasant, passed away October 14, 2020 in the QE11 Health Science Center, Infirmary Site, Halifax. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late William and Greta (Brewer) Cole. Florence was an avid Community Volunteer having been a member of the Bridgewater Help Line, a 4H Leader, and a founding member of West Side United Church, Pentz. She also had a passion for reading. Surviving are her husband Bill; children Kenworth (Lena), Fairview, Elizabeth (Kerry McCarthy), Lapland, James, Mount Pleasant; brothers Edward Cole (Mary), Bob Cole (Hilda); sister Elsie Hopper (Harry), grandchildren Hillary, Ava and Myles Allen; several nieces and nephews; her beloved black lab Maggie. She was predeceased by her brother William Cole; sister Joan Lunn. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to West Side United Church, Pentz or the charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be made by visiting

Florence’s family would like to thank the doctors and staff at South Shore Regional Hospital, the Dialysis Unit at the Dixon Center and Ward 5.2 at the Halifax Infirmary Site of the QE11, for all of the care Florence was provided during her illness.