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“So deeply sad to hear of Florence passing away. She will be greatly missed by everyone. I especially will miss her she was my lifelong friend and I...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Rose LeMay - Venice, FL - friend

“Dear Susan & Karen, I'm saddened to hear of your Moms passing. She did live a wonderful life especially with handsome Mr Kulacz and in her own home,...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lorraine Richardson Jenks - MA

“Karen and Susan, so sorry to hear of your Mother's death. She was such a gentle woman with such a beautiful smile. May she be resting in peace with...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Anne Claire ( Sullivan ) Alsmeyer - MA

“Karen and Susan I have such wonderful memories of your Mom. She always had a smile and open arms for me and all the rest of the Emerson St gang. My...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Noreen Sullivan) Wright - Tucson, AZ

“My dear Aunt Florence...always and forever my favorite aunt. You are now in the arms of your beloved Eddie and your dear son, David! ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Pamela Kulacz Trojanowski - MI

“Dear Karen and SusanI am so sorry for the loss of your dear Mom. I have so many fond memories of your Mom and Dad. It truly was a wonderful time...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Mathison - Melrose, MA

“Sincere and heartfelt condolences...Such a kind, and genuinely sincere lady...such a lady....Such a beautiful couple......❤❤❤ ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: R/K S - Wakefield, MA - Neighbor

“Karen & Susan - Sending condolences to you & your families. I remember so many great times growing up on Emerson St. Great neighbors & lots of kids...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Patsy (Stoney) Fortier - MA


Florence Kulacz, 94, was always our Energizer Bunny – she just kept on going! Sadly, on June 21, she finally ran out of energy. Hers was a life well-lived, always helping people and saying something positive to most everyone she met.

The family dubbed her The Sole Survivor of Emerson Street. She couldn't believe that she had outlived all the parents of our childhood friends – the Conways, the Sullivans, the Costellos, the Stoneys and the Jeffersons – so many great families! So many fond memories growing up on a street with so many good friends.

Florence was always happy…
happy walking around the block
happy napping on her comfy sofa
happy reading her wonderful books
happy going to her favorite McDonald's
happy coloring in her coloring books
happy just being at home
Everything, it seems, gave her so much pleasure!

She was so lucky to have so much joy in her life and to have lived in her own home for 94 glorious years! We were all so fortunate to have had her in our lives for such a long time!

Florence was the beloved wife of her loving husband, the late Edward (she was always amazed that she was able to snag such a handsome man)!
She is survived by her two daughters – Susan Schott and her husband, Buz and Karen Morrell and her husband, Alan. She also leaves her daughter-in-law, Sandi Kulacz. Sadly, Florence was predeceased by her only son, David in 1994.
Her three grandchildren will miss her terribly – Taryn Wilsterman and her husband, Eric; Jillian DeMaria and her husband, Ryan; and Cory Kulacz and his fiancée, Stephanie Kelly.

Florence was absolutely delighted when the cutest great granddaughter in the world (no bias there!) was born eight months ago. To be sure, Logan will be hearing tales of her wonderful great grandmother for years to come.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Oosterman's Rest Home in Wakefield for their expert care and heartfelt compassion during her brief stay there. We are also grateful to her devoted caregivers – Cathy, Karen, Toni, and Joan for bringing so much happiness into her life.

Private funeral services were held.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice.