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Mrs. Florence Robertson

Florence Esther Robertson died peacefully on Sunday morning, August 30th, 2020, at Riverview Gardens Nursing Home, Chatham.  Nine days ago, Florence celebrated her 98th birthday with friends.  She was the cherished daughter of the late Edith Pitter and Thomas Pitter.  Florence and her late husband Lloyd (Ike) moved to Merlin in 1946.  At that time Ike built Robertson’s Supertest Gas station and restaurant.  Flo worked in the kitchen cooking meals and making the best pies in Kent County.  She excelled at ceramics and loved to garden.  Like Ike, she was committed to community service and helping others.  Florence’s legacy is continued through sons Bud (Rita), Gary (the late Liz), and Paul (Marg), grandchildren Greg, Brittany, Lindsay, Beth, Ian, Aaron, Bryon, and Nathan.  She was also blessed with many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  Predeceased by her siblings Arnold, Marjorie, and George.  A private family graveside service will be held at the Merlin Cemetery.  Arrangements entrusted to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider a charity of their choice.  On-line condolences may be left at

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