Florence Haase, 85, of Wilton/Georgetown and beloved wife of Walter Haase, died Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Norwalk Hospital Hospice.

She was born in Elmont, NY on November 20, l927. Florence graduated from Bellevue Nursing School as a Registered Nurse, working in various hospitals, and private duty as well as the nurse for Gilbert and Bennett Wire Mill.

In addition to her husband of 61 years, Florence will be missed by her children, Terrance and his wife Janice, Donna and her husband Nelson, Travis and his wife Bonnie, Linda and her husband Steve. Florence also leaves her sister and brother, six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends between 5 and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27th at the Bouton Funeral Home, 31 West Church St., Georgetown, CT.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, November 28th at the funeral home and interment will follow at the State Veterans' Cemetery in Middletown, CT.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to your favorite veterans group.