Posted by the Asbury Park Press on 11/06/07

FLORENCE MARY DEUTSCH, 72, of LAKEWOOD, NJ, died Saturday, Nov. 3, at home. A loving wife and mother of three, she was an avid reader and a passionate animal activist. Born in Nazareth, Pa., she lived in Lindenhurst, Long Island most of her life before moving to Lakewood seven years ago.
Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Louis; two sons, Louis W. of Lakehurst, and John N. of Deer Park, N.Y.; and a daughter, Mary Louise Deutsch of West Paterson.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Road, Manchester. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary of the Lake Church, Lakewood, with interment to follow at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery, Lakewood, NJ. In lieu of flowers, please make your donations to ASPCA Special Giving, Attn: Linda Tiramani, 110 5th Ave., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10011. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit the funeral home's website at www.oliveriefuneralhome.com.