EAST BROOKFIELD: Florence M. (Payne) McCrillis, 100, of Howe Street died Monday, January 8 in Southbridge Rehabilitation and Health Center.
Her husband George M. McCrillis, Jr. died in 2002. She leaves a son Paul S. McCrillis and his wife Michelle of East Brookfield, three grandchildren; Joshua McCrillis, Andrew McCrillis and his wife Jennie, and Jennifer McCrillis, four great-grandchildren; Megan Ferrington, Devon McCrillis, Deanna McCrillis and Taina McCrillis-Acevedo and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother George Payne and two sisters; Helen Emerson and Mary Gustafson.
Mrs. McCrillis was born in Boston, daughter of Charles and Mildred (Cronin) Payne. She was a member of the East Brookfield Baptist Church. She enjoyed bird watching, gardening and painting.
The funeral will be held Thursday, January 11 at 11:00 AM in J. HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, East Brookfield. A calling hour will precede the service from 10:00-11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to East Brookfield Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 356, East Brookfield, MA 01515