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“I was so sad to hear the passing of Florine. Florine was like a Grandmother and a great friend to me. When Florine was living in Easton I would...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Pace - Mansfield, MA

“Saddened to hear of Florine's passing. My condolences to her family. She was a very special woman who left the world a better place as I am sure...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Lee Brennan Streeter - Ossipee, NH

“Dear Joe, Stephen, Mark Tom and Glenn,Jack and I are thinking of all of you at this difficult time. Florine was a remarkable person and her Obituary...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Shirleyann Jacob - Woodstock, NH

“Always a cheerful and caring person. A great mother and a great example for her family to emulate. Special condolences for her husband of 68 years...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Johnson - Carver, MA

“Dearest Uncle Joe, Stephen, Mark, Tom and Glenn and your families,Our hearts go out to you in sympathy in the passing of Aunt Florine. She was such a...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Anne Deschenes - North Easton, MA

“I am so sorry to hear of florines passing. My sister (her cousin "cookie" passed july 19th also.. altho i have not seen her in a very long time. ..i...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Donna (Yourell) Dolan - Abington, MA

“I am so sorry to hear of florines passing. My sister (her cousin "cookie" passed july 19th also.. altho i have not seen her in a very long time. ..i...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Donna (Yourell) Dolan - Abington, MA

“We will always remember Florine as a woman with a good and kind heart and a keen sense of humor. Please accept our condolences on your loss of this...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Lisa and Brad Steinka - Franklin, MA

“Dear Uncle Joe, Steve, Mark, Tom, Glen and all of Aunt Florine's beautiful extended family:Aunt Florine has a permanent place in my heart. I really...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Gail Freitas Devins - MA - Family

“We loved Aunt Florine. How could you help it...look at that smile! From the time of my childhood through my adulthood, she always engaged and cared...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Palladino - Brockton, MA

“To the entire Freitas Family, our sincerest thoughts and prayers. Richard and Lori Freitas ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Richard Freitas - Easton, MA

“Dear Mark & AnnMarie, I was very sad to hear of your mother's passing.I had the pleasure of meeting her and your Dad at several concerts. They were...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Stephen Blumberg - Friend

“Paying tribute to Florine comes easily. A lady I was very fond of.My brother, Joe, presented this lovely young woman to our family 68 years ago.She...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Rose Buck - Watertown, MA

“We cannot offer our sympathy in person, but your family is in our thoughts and prayers as you miss the presence of your dear wife, mother, mother-in...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Jim and Diane Massura - IL


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EASTON----Florine I. (Chisholm) Freitas, 91, a resident of Easton for 65 years, passed away at home on Thursday, July 30, 2020 under the care of her family. She was the loving wife of Joseph P. Freitas for 68 years. Florine was loved by all for her gentle and kind ways; family was always her highest priority. Her determination, inner strength and compassion were an inspiration to all who knew her.

Born and raised in Weymouth, the daughter of the late Andrew and Mildred (Lennon) Chisholm, sister of the late Andrew Chisholm, Jr., she was a graduate of Weymouth High School. Florine continued her education at the Kathleen Dell Secretarial School in Boston, graduating in 1948.

She began her working career at South Shore Hospital and later took a position with a private medical practice in Boston. She left the working field to start a family and later returned when her children were in school. She took a position with Goddard Memorial Hospital where she was employed for 23 years, retiring as the Assistant Director of medical records.

Florine was a member of the Easton Garden Club and the American Medical Record Association. Her hobbies included gardening (she was especially proud of her roses), knitting, golf and camping. She enjoyed traveling, crossing the US twice, Canada once, and participating in many educational Elder Hostels.

In addition to her husband Joseph, she is survived by her children, Stephen Freitas and his wife Joann of Easton, Mark Freitas and his wife AnneMarie of Walpole, Thomas Freitas and his wife Suzanne of Jericho, VT, and Glenn Freitas and his wife Pamela of Foxboro; 7 grandchildren, Paul Freitas, Elizabeth Davis, Brian Freitas, Kim Freitas, Joseph Freitas, Erik Freitas, and Kyle Freitas; 2 great grandchildren, Nathan Freitas and Evelyn Freitas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

As a result of the current pandemic, private funeral services for family will be held with interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Donations in Florine's memory may be sent to the Easton Food Pantry, 136 Elm Street, North Easton, MA. 02356. For condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com