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Florence Byrne, 89, Lifelong New Canaan Resident

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Florence Collins Byrne of New Canaan died at her home on  Richmond Hill Road on June 3 after a short illness. She was 89. 

A lifelong resident of New Canaan, Byrne attended New Canaan schools and graduated from New Canaan High School. She was a communicant of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church. 

She was predeceased by four sisters, Mary Byrne Shaw, Anna Byrne Ellwood, Margaret Byrne and Catherine Byrne Byrd; and three brothers, William Byrne, Andrew Byrne and Lawrence Byrne. 

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Aloysius. Funeral arrangements were handled by Leo P. Gallagher and Son Funeral Home in Stamford.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Hospice, 1 Park St., Norwalk, CT 06851.

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