A memorial service for Florence King of Orchard Park, a retired Veterans Affairs employee, were held today in Annunciation Catholic Church.
Mrs. King died Friday in Buffalo General Hospital after a long illness. She was 73.
She was born Florence Krawczyk in Erie, Pa., where she went to high school.
She married Wesley S. King Jr. in 1955, and they moved to Buffalo. He died in 1989.
Mrs. King worked in customer service for Veterans Affairs Medical Center from 1989 until retiring in 2001.
She enjoyed traveling, reading and cooking and was passionate about animals.
Survivors include three daughters, JoAnna Bonvissuto of the Town of Tonawanda, Andrea Smithmeyer of Holland and Sheyla A. of Kenmore; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.