Florence "Pearl" Painter

September 18, 1920 ~ January 22, 2019 (age 98)


Florence "Pearl" Painter September 18, 1920-January 22, 2019 Florence "Pearl" Painter, 98, of New Carlisle, IN, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Hamilton Grove Communities, Inc. in New Carlisle, Indiana. She was born September 18, 1920 in Bristol, England, the daughter of William Wills and Ruth (Crease) Miller. Pearl retired after twenty-five years as a registered nurse from Geauga Medical Center. She was an avid seamstress, taking part in sewing many wedding gowns. In 1939, she married Gordon Souvey, who preceded in death during World War II. On June 20, 1946, in Chesterland, Ohio, she married Gail Painter who preceded in death November 19, 2003. She is survived by her two daughters, Sandra (Verbus) Counts of Oklahoma, Kay (Mark) Pataluch of Rolling Prairie, IN; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren. Florence was preceded in death by both her parents, both her husbands, and son, Sidney Souvey. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, Indiana. A life celebration will be held at Chester Township Cemetery, 12266 Chillicothe Road, Chesterland, Ohio 44026, Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. CST Interment will follow at the Chester Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Steady Stichers, a chapter of the La Porte County Extension Homemakers, c/o Swanson Center, 910 State Street, La Porte, Indiana 46350. Online condolences may be made at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Florence "Pearl" Painter please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Chester Township Cemetery
12266 Chillicothe Road
Chesterland, OH, 44026

Graveside Service

JAN 26. 12:00 PM (CST)

Chester Township Cemetery

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