Florence Guard

Obituary of Florence Guard

Florence L. Guard

of Montrose, PA


Florence L. Guard, 98, of Montrose, PA passed away, Saturday, October 14, 2017 at her home.  Born November 28, 1918 in Montrose, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mable [Dickerson] Catlin.  Her husband Herbert Guard predeceased her in 1987.


She was employed by the former Montrose Publishing Company as a pre-press printing specialist. She volunteered with American Cancer Society


She was a member of Montrose United Methodist Church,


Survivors include daughters, Linda Conklin and Sandra Walters both of Montrose, PA, daughter-in-law, Sheryl Walters of Poland, ME, grandchildren and spouses, Christine Jaffe, Kathy Edsinga, Kimberly (Todd) Canfield, Marc Conklin, Eric Conklin, Randy (Sarah) Conklin, Pamela (Christopher) Oberg, John (Debbie) Winans, sister, Irene "Bun" Ball of Montrose, PA, sister-in-law, Arlene Catlin of Montrose, PA, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


In addition to her parents and husband, a son, Frederick C. Walters (2015), sons-in-law Roland Conklin (2015) and Jack Winans (2008) a granddaughter, Jodie Noell Plain (1979), grandsons, Joseph Winans (1992), Donald Conklin (2014), and brothers, Francis and Kenneth Catlin, predeceased her.



Services: 3:00 pm Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc., Montrose, PA 

Visitation: Tuesday 2:00 pm until time of the services.

Instead of flowers: memorial contributions may be made to Montrose Minute Men, PO Box 461,  Montrose, PA 18801 or Montrose United Methodist Church,  526 Church St., Montrose, PA  18801.