Florence T. Arbaszewski

April 1, 1923 - April 17, 2014
Florence T. Arbaszewski

Arbaszewski, Florence T. passed away on April 17, 2014 at the Marliere Care Center in New Port Richey, FL. Florence was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 1, 1923 to Victor and Stella Taranowski. She moved to New Port Richey in 1982 from Groton, CT and was a retired research lab assistant for Pfizer. Florence was a member of the St. Ignatius of Antioch Catholic Church, Tarpon Springs; P.L.A.V. No 184 Auxiliary in New Port Richey; Polish American Pulaski Associations in Holiday; Volunteer at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital; KofC Auxiliary ; and the American Legion Auxiliary. She is survived by her sons Jerry(Kathleen) Arbaszewski Jr. of Groton, CT; Michael(Wendy) Arbaszewski of Sarasota, Fl; & Robert(Sandra) Arbaszewski of Fishers, IN; daughters Diane(Robert) Dray of Tarpon Springs, Fl; & Judith(Albert) Dimmock of Mystic, CT; 1 brother Edmund(Joan) Taranowski of Camp Hill, PA; 4 grandchildren Jana, Christina, Andrea & Alicia; 2 great grandchildren Jasper & Olivia; and numerous nieces & nephews. Florence was predeceased by her loving husband of 50 years Jerry. The funeral service will be private for the family and in lieu of flowers please make donations to Sunshine Christian Homes at 5250 Whippoorwill Dr. Holiday, Florida 34690. michels-lundquist.com


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  • April 25, 2014
    Pat says:
    Always the perfect lady, with a smile for everyone. You have left a void in this world. Deepest sympathy to your children. God bless you all.

  • May 18, 2014
    Array says:
    Mom, it's been a month and yet it feels like yesterday. I miss you so much. You and Dad will always be a part of my heart and soul. I love you. Love, Di

  • May 15, 2014
    Angel #4 Alicia Arbaszewski says:
    Hey grandma! It's me you're angel #4 alicia. We are now down in the countdown of 16 days till Alex and I wedding. I wish alex could have met you, but he got to see you through all of our stories and pictures we shared at your service and celebration supper we had in your honor. And we both know that you will be looking down on us on the 31st of May.
    Thanks for teaching my dad wonderful recipes, and showing him amazingly beautiful ways on how to look at situations, and to always share a smile. I may not have been raised by you but through dad I got some if your grace.
    I know one thing I always will have with me is my guardian angel pin you always would send to me :)
    I love you to the moon and back

  • May 12, 2014
    Robert says:
    It is difficult to think of all the words to describe Mom and how much she meant to me. Well not just me but to all the people she ever touch.
    Mom instilled in me many values. To name a few

  • May 12, 2014
    Christina Angel #2 says:
    Happy Mothers Day Grandma. You are and always will be such an inspiration to me. You are the true definition of class and i hope to grow up and be just like you. I love you so much

  • May 11, 2014
    Michael Son #2 says:
    Happy Mothers Day mother, I love you and take you with me every step of my life, you will always be the best mother a child could hope for

  • May 11, 2014
    Di says:
    Happy Mother's Day, Mom. You are always in my heart. I love you.

  • May 10, 2014
    Laura says:
    Sincere condolences to the entire Arbaszewski family. Flo will be missed.
    She and her family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • May 08, 2014
    Diane says:
    Thank you to all my siblings who came to my aide when Mom and I needed them the most.

  • April 28, 2014
    Lyman, JoAnn & Alecia Ingram says:
    Such a lovely lady and a wonderful friend to Lyman. You will be deeply missed!

  • April 19, 2014
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

  • April 25, 2014
    Alicia Stogniew Ferrera says:
    Diane, Jerry, Judy, Michael and Robbie, my sincerest condolences. You mother was a wonderful woman. I fondly remember the time spent with her and my family in Groton and the special friendship she shared with my mother. The world is truly a lesser place without her.

  • April 25, 2014
    Mary Gardner says:
    As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

  • April 25, 2014
    Michael Arbaszewski says:
    Diane, thank you so much for all you have done and sacrificed for our mother, I love you, Michael

  • April 24, 2014
    Jennie Gendry says:
    Please know that your mother will be missed by many.
    We are sorry for your loss.

  • April 24, 2014
    Jane Jaworski says:
    Dear Diane, Jerry, Michael, Judy and Robert: So very sad and sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Rest assured that she is at peace now and no longer suffering. She is now with the angels in heaven looking down on all of you; your own special angel!

  • April 22, 2014
    Cathy Mazanek (Jaworski) says:
    Diane, Jerry, Michael, Judy & Robert,
    So sorry to hear about your Mom.I know my Mom & her were close - so close they even sounded alike. I will always remember my Cioci Florence, especially the summers I spent with all of you in Groton.God Bless!

  • April 21, 2014
    Array says:
    Diane, I am sorry to read that your Mom passed. Mine also passed last month. I remember writing to you a few years back regarding genealogy. My thoughts are with you. Gloria SBHS

  • April 19, 2014
    Array says:
    Diane - Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Take comfort she is so loved and is now with the lord and family.
    Love,
    Carol & Stee

  • April 19, 2014
    Shawn Waldron says:
    Im sorry to read about your moms passing Mike.Our thoughts are with you and your family . Sincerely Shawn and Ginger Waldron. [email protected]