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Florence Emma Jarman

December 4, 1942 - May 13, 2021

Florence Emma Jarman, age 78, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

Born in Chester, PA, on December 4, 1942, she was a daughter of the late Melvin L. and Emma E. (Doberstein) Jarman. Florence graduated from William Penn High School, then worked for several years as a secretary for Atlantic Aviation. Later, she embarked on a career as a travel agent for Ambassador Travel, where she traveled extensively around the world. Florence’s favorite place to visit was Disney World. She was also a longtime and faithful member of Pike Creek Bible Church.

Florence enjoyed visiting the beach and spent a week there with her sisters every year. She also delighted in listening to country music, watching Shark Week in addition to NASCAR, and was a proud Star Trek fan. Florence especially loved her family and will be deeply missed by many.

Florence is survived by her siblings, Melva Fontello (Paul), Charles Jarman (Mary Ann), Linda Jarman, Nancy Micsko (Charles), Stephen Jarman, and John Jarman (Pam); 16 nieces and nephews; and 30 great nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 1 pm until 3 pm on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Pike Creek Bible Church, 199 Polly Drummond Hill Road, Newark, DE, followed by a memorial service at 3 pm. Face masks are required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.

Any family members or friends who are unable to attend Florence’s memorial service can live stream the service at the Pike Creek Bible Church website by clicking here.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Florence to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or the Sunday Breakfast Mission, 110 North Poplar Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 or Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.


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14 Condolences for Florence Emma Jarman

  • We love and miss Florence so much. She had the most beautiful and loving soul and the memories we had the privilege to make with her will be forever cherished.

  • My heartfelt condolences to the family.

  • So many memories growing up with you in them at the family parties, summer picnics at mom and pop’s on Airport Road, weddings, baby showers, graduation parties, etc. I am sure you were greeted in Heaven with a “Well done my good and faithful servant” and are reunited with your momma and dad. ❤️❤️ Hugs and prayers to your loved ones and friends.

  • My sincere condolences & Love to the Jarman family. I have many fond & Happy memories of Florence at Pike Creek Church and Bible studies at their home.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the Jarman family at this time. We were sorry to hear of your beloved sister/aunt’s passing. She had such a lovely heart, and we know she will be greatly missed.

  • Florence will be greatly missed in the fan club where I met her. She was a positive influence and a regular responder. I am sad to hear of her passing.

  • Although it’s been several years since I’ve seen Florence, it seems like I have known her my whole life!!
    I have many wonderful memories of Christmas dinners, her coming to my parents small group Bible Study, and our Disney trip she went on with us when I was in 8th grade! She will truly be missed.

  • She was such a blessing to be around and will be missed. I praise the Lord for the memories and moments we shared over the years.

  • Florence was such a blessing to us. My older children have wonderful memories of her Sunday school class, and she was one of my favorite people to see each week. Although we moved away several years ago, she never failed to extend Birthday greetings and the like. I look forward to seeing you on the other side, Flo Jo! ❤️

  • So sadden to hear of Flo’s passing. Rejoicing that she is with our Lord and I will see her again.

  • Florence will always be remembered as a very sweet lady who was always interested in other people. Condolences to all her family members at this sad time.

  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family on such a difficult day.

  • Flo was one of my fiercest prayer warriors while I was in college and growing up. She left a strong mark on my life. She will be greatly missed.

  • I’m sorry to hear of her passing, but glad for her that she has gone to see Jesus. She always had a smile and friendly words for me all the time. I’ll always remember her for that.