Florence (nee Sweet), 97, who resided in Warwick, Pennsylvania and formerly of Wyncote, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 28, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Arthur P. Adler.
Florence (Flo) was born on October 24, 1925, to parents Nathan and Sarah Sweet (nee Billig) in Newark, NJ. After Florence graduated from Weehauken High School in 1943, she attended Rutgers, The State University.
Florence started her career as a photographer at Kresge-Newark department store based in Newark, NJ. She continued her career in television at Pathe Pictures in New York City, followed by her antique consulting business.
Florence was a devoted wife and mother whose passion was her children and grandchildren, especially her special-needs child, the late Robert (Robbie) Adler. She played an active role on the Woodhaven Center Parents Committee for special-needs individuals. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, traveling to the shore, watching Jeopardy and CNN, solving cross-word puzzles, interior design/architecture, fashion and volunteering at the election polls. She will be remembered for her compassion, generosity, wit, sense of humor, grace, strength and intelligence.
Florence is survived by her daughter Jane Firestone, sons Richard Adler and Michael Adler. She is the cherished grandmother of Reed and Avril and grandpups Zorro and Daisy. Services will be private. Shiva will be held at the residence of Michael Adler on Monday, January 2nd from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. Conact Michael Adler or Levine's for the address. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Florence’s memory may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation (www.wish.org/philadesv).