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Florida M. Natle

Florida M. Natle, 85, passed away Christmas morning, December 25, 2021.

Born in Holyoke, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Gelinas & Laura (Rainville) Frank.

Florida loved spending time at the beach, playing cards and board games, and loved to travel.

She is survived by her loving companion, Francis “Butch” Papianou, and her loving children, Michele Tranghese & husband John, Laura Bardelli, and James Natle & wife Nadine. Florida will also be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Anthony Bardelli, James Tranghese & wife Jennifer, Mia Tranghese, Dillon Natle, and several nieces & nephews. She was also predeceased by her sister Janet Riley.

Family and friends are invited to Florida’s Liturgy of Christian Burial, Saturday, January 8, 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Springfield; masks are required. Burial will be at the convenience of her family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104.

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