Frances M. “Fran” Oosterling

By Orleans Hub Posted 7 June 2021 at 12:37 pm

Frances M. “Fran” Oosterling, 81, of Albion died June 6, 2021 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home in Medina following a long illness.  She was born Aug. 10, 1939 in Honeoye Falls, NY, a daughter of the late Harry and Etha (Eldridge) O’Brien and had lived in this area all of her life.

Fran worked as a Florist for many years at Bloom’s Flower Shop in Albion.  She loved gardening and had the most beautiful flower and vegetable gardens.  She was very artistic and loved to draw.  Fran was a very active member of the Barre Center Presbyterian Church where she was also a True Blue member.  She loved to cook, bake and loved animals; especially horses.

In addition to her parents, Fran was predeceased by her husband, William in 2009; daughter, Brenda Oosterling; brothers: Larry O’Brien and Jim Laemlein.  She is survived by her sons: Derrick Oosterling, Scott (Tina) Oosterling; grandchildren: Michael Betties, Justin Oosterling, Melissa Oosterling; sisters-in-law: Katrina Oosterling, Johanna O’Brien; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Fran’s Celebration of Life Service will be held Mon., June 14 at 11 a.m. at Barre Center Presbyterian Church, 4706 Oak Orchard Rd., Albion, NY 14411.  (Please note that most COVID protocol have been lifted).  Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the church.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. Albion.

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