The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, May. 29, 2020

Florence M. (McClain) Saunier

Florence M. (McClain) Saunier, 89, of Van Wert, died at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Hearth and Home of Van Wert.

She was born February 24, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the daughter of t John H. and Nellie (Gretton) McClain, who both preceded her in death. She married Robert H. Saunier, DDS, and he died June 22, 2013.

Florence was a homemaker and an active member of the Twig Association of Van Wert County Hospital and the First Presbyterian Church in Van Wert.

Florence is survived by two sons, Hugh M. (Kandy) Saunier of Van Wert and John E. (Lisa) Saunier of Springboro; her grandchildren, Phillip (Heidi) Saunier, Matthew E. Saunier, Derek Saunier, Drew Saunier, and Evan Saunier; and her great-grandchildren, Hayden, Cian, and Theodore Saunier.

Florence was also preceded in death by a brother, John H. McClain Jr.

A private family service will be held. Burial will take place in Mt. Royal Cemetery in Glenshaw, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.

Preferred memorials: First Presbyterian Church in Van Wert.

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is handling arrangements.  

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POSTED: 04/07/19 at 6:52 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries