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Florence M. "Flo" Zaydell
November 3, 1928 ~ January 15, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Florence M. "Flo" Zaydell, 94, of Williamsport, passed away peacefully, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023 at Williamsport North, while surrounded by loved ones.
Born Nov. 3, 1928 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Frank J. and Martha (Potszboski) Stachowski.
Flo was a 1935 graduate of Williamsport High School. She then went on to attend Miss Wheatens Business School. Flo retired from Tetley Tea after 35 years of service. She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish, and spent over a decade volunteering at the Williamsport Hospital. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards, and was an avid reader, and Penn State fan.
Surviving are Flo’s three children, Marly M. Kessinger (Miles), of Mill Hall, Frank M. Zaydell (Susan), of Williamsport, and Georgene E. Zaydell, of South Korea; two sisters, Christine Akey (Andy), of Williamsport, and Marcella Lorson (John), of Jersey Shore; eight grandchildren, Staci Krape (Dan), Jaime Kessinger, AJ Kessinger (Joel), Valeska Zaydell-Gibson, Melissa Okano (Kevin), Nicole Garman (Tim), Ryan Zaydell, and Mitchell McCracken (Natasha); and twelve great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Kylie, Matthew, Ashleigh, Madison, Alex, Abby, Zavier, Jacob, Nolan, Liona, and Aariyah.
In addition to her parents, Flo was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, George F. Zaydell; two brothers, Paul and Charles Stachowski; and two sisters, Betty Tempesco and Caroline Hoover.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 West Fourth Street, Williamsport with Rev. David W. Bechtel, officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 9 to 9:45 a.m.
Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery at the convenience of the family.