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Nov. 27, 1930-April 24, 2012

ROCKY MOUNT -- Florette Reyner Shrago passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at her home.

She was born Nov. 27, 1930, to Lillian and Sam Reyner in Columbia, S.C.

Florette attended Columbia's public schools, and was an alumna of the University of South Carolina.

She was an active member of the Pilot Club of Rocky Mount, and served two terms as president, and she took great pleasure in her children and grandchildren, as well as in gardening, flowers and horses.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, William "Bill" S. Shrago; three children, Alvin, Andrew and Anne; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Alvin is a resident of Goldens Bridge, N.Y., and has three children, Rebecca Shrago of Boston, Mass., Sandra Shrago of Worcester, Mass., and Sam Shrago of Ann Arbor, Mich.

Andrew and his wife, Karen Schneider, live in Middleton, Wis. Their three children are Bryan Smith, Ben Shrago and Brad Shrago.

Bryan and his wife, Rebekah, live in Boulder, Colo.

Ben lives in Madison, Wis.

Brad, his wife, Kayla, and daughter, Elodie, live in Carrboro.

Daughter, Anne, lives in Hurdle Mills, and operates a horse farm.

The family will observe a private service prior to interment.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2012, at Pineview Cemetery in Rocky Mount, with rabbi Arnold Task officiating.

The family encourages contributions to Duke Cancer Institute, DUMC 3828, Durham, N.C., 27710.

Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Ave., Rocky Mount, N.C., 27804.

You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 26, 2012 1:51 PM