Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
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Ann Marie Floyd

Per Ann’s wish there will be no funeral service. Memorial services  will be held Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 at 1:00PM in the First Congregational Church, Amherst with the Rev. Vicki Kemper officiating. A reception will follow in the Church lounge

       Sunderland, Ma.- Ann Marie Floyd passed away at her home peacefully with her brother and sister-in-law present on her birthday, October 5,2016. Born in Danvers, Massachusetts on the 5th of October, 1937, she was the daughter of Richard Gilmore Floyd and Lillian Ann Stewart Floyd.  
         Ann graduated from Massachusetts General Hospital as a Registered Nurse in 1958. At Massachusetts General she worked as an assistant Head Nurse and a Surgical Nurse Supervisor.
She moved to Granby, Mass. in the mid 70’s and lived there until 2010. From that time until her death she lived in Sunderland, Mass.
         In addition to her training as a nurse, Ann held a Bachelors of General Studies (1974) and a Master’s Degree in American Colonial History (1984) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. As an animal lover, Ann was a founding member and longtime Board Member of PAWS of Granby. She was also a member of the Western Mass. Gardeners Association, serving as president of the organization from 1998-2000. She was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Amherst since May of the organization from 1998- 2000. An enjoyer of life, Ann had lifelong interest in gardening and nature, and was very grateful for her family and her First Church community.
         Ann is survived by her brother Richard Loyd and sister-in-law Shirley Mietlicki-Floyd of Deerfield, a nephew David S. Floyd and his son Zackary Floyd of York, Maine, a niece Laurel Ann Roberts and her husband Timothy of Freedom, New Hampshire, a great niece Lillian Ann Tessier of Keene, New Hampshire and several cousins.
         Per Ann’s wish there will be no funeral service. However a Memorial Service will be held at a date yet to be determined. The Wrisley Funeral Home, South Deerfield has charge of arrangements. Donations in her memory may be made to either the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts or to the Pocumtuck Valley Museum Association (PVMA) at Historic Deerfield.
         Expressions of sympathy are available at: www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com