(Albion) Frances M. “Fran” Oosterling age 81 died June 6, 2021 at Orchard Manor Nursing Home in Medina following a long illness. She was born August 10, 1939 in Honeoye Falls NY, a daughter of the late Harry and Etha (Eldridge) O’Brien and had lived in this area all of her life.
Fran worked as a Florist for many years at Bloom’s Flower Shop in Albion. She loved gardening and had the most beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. She was very artistic and loved to draw. Fran was a very active member of the Barre Center Presbyterian Church where she was also a True Blue member. She loved to cook, bake and loved animals; especially horses.
In addition to her parents, Fran was predeceased by her husband William in 2009; her daughter Brenda Oosterling; brothers Larry O’Brien and Jim Laemlein. She is survived by her sons, Derrick Oosterling, Scott (Tina) Oosterling; grandchildren Michael Betties, Justin Oosterling, Melissa Oosterling; sisters-in-law Katrina Oosterling, Johanna O’Brien as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Fran’s Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday June 14th at 11:00am at Barre Center Presbyterian Church, 4706 Oak Orchard Rd. Albion NY 14411. (Please note that most COVID protocol have been lifted). Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. Albion.
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