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Charlene D. Florentine

July 2, 1957 ~ September 7, 2019 (age 62)

Charlene D. (Tahon) Florentine, 62 of Russellton, West Deer Township died Saturday September 7, 2019 at her home. She was born July 2, 1957 in Harrison Township to Shirley J.  “Mitsy” (Peluchette) Tahon of Russellton and the late Alfred A. Tahon. and has lived in Russellton all of her life. Char graduated from Deer Lakes High School in 1975 and graduated in 1980 from Slippery Rock. She worked for Medrad/Bayer for over 30 years and more recently worked at Nacisi Winery, West Deer the past few years. She was a member of the Owls Club, Russellton and a former member of St. Victor R.C. Church, Bairdford. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and especially spending time with her family, children and grandchildren.

In addition to her Mother, she is also survived by her sons Michael B. and Joseph Jerome “Jay” Florentine both at home; her grandchildren Isabella, Lillian and Rose Florentine; siblings Shirley J. (Greg) Shurina of Saxonburg, Kevin (Deborah) Tahon of West Deer and Melissa A. Mehalic of Russellton and many nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer where services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 am. She will be privately buried with her parents. View obituary online and leave condolences at

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