Florence C. Redmount

Florence C. Redmount, age 86, of 310 Jackson Ave., Ridgway, died Sunday evening, Aug. 14, 2011, at Elk Haven Nursing Home followed an illness of the past three years.She was born May 30, 1925, in New York, N.Y., daughter of the late Abraham and Rebecca (Schweitzer) Schweitzer. She married Melvin B. Redmount on June 1, 1952, he survives.She had resided in Ridgway for the last 53 years and was a member of the B'nai Brith Synagogue in Bradford, was a past two-term Ridgway Area School Board member, a past member of the Footlighters, and a member of the Animal Protection Association.She had been employed as a registered nurse in Beth Israel Hospital in New York City, Yonkers General Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y., Niagra General Hospital in Niagra Falls, N.Y., and Elk County General Hospital in Ridgway.Surviving besides her husband is one daughter, Esther R. Redmount and her husband Dr. Harry White of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sons, Ian H. Redmount and his wife Dr. Hisako Sato of St. Louis, Mo.; Joel J. Redmount and his wife Lila K. of Scotch Plains, N.J.; four grandchildren, Briana, Andrea, Logan, and Nathaniel Redmount; one sister, Mae Lowe of Atlanta, Ga.; three nieces; and two cousins.Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother-in-law, Oscar Lowe.Funeral and Committal Services for Florence C. Redmount will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no visitation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Thompson Funeral Home.