Florence O’Shana, 85, of Turlock, passed away at Brandel Manor. Florence was born in Chicago, IL to Mano and Soria O’Shana. She grew up and graduated from High School in Chicago and moved to Turlock in 1959. While living in Chicago she worked for Underwriters’ Laboratories. In Turlock she worked for 36 years as an aide at Julien School until her retirement in 2008. Florence loved walking and gardening. She and her sisters were often seen walking in Turlock.
Florence was preceded in death by her parents. (Her father was a minister at Turlock’s Mar Addai Church.) She was also preceded in death by 3 sisters: Gladys Priest, Helen O’Shana, and Shammeram Jester. She is survived by her sister Mary O’Shana of Turlock; 3 nieces: Pat (Bill) Yorcis of Douglasville GA, Dawn (Gordon) Johnson of Turlock, and Kara (Jerry) Musso of Turlock; 2 great nieces: Jamie Shaw and Danae Johnson; 5 great nephews: Brian Yorcis, Michael Yorcis, Karl Sadowski, Seth Sadowski, and Jared Johnson; and 2 great-great nephews: Austin Shaw and Aiden Shaw.
A Graveside Service will be held at Turlock Memorial Park on Friday, September 5th at 10 am. Please leave memories and condolences at www.allenmortuary.com. Memorial gifts may be considered for Mar Addai Apostolic Church of the East in Turlock.