Florence (Kaplan) Seger, 85 years of age, of West Hartford, formerly of Bloomfield, died Friday, 7 June 2013. She was the widow of William Seger. Born in Gardner, MA, she was the daughter of the late Fred Kaplan and Julia Kaplan Hasenfratz. She graduated Pro Merito from Gardner High School, and with honors from Hillyer College, now the University of Hartford.
Mrs. Seger was the Director of the Medical Record Department for 43 years at Mount Sinai Hospital where she was a Registered Medical Records Administrator. She received praise from a former CEO and past President as representing all that was noble and great about Mount Sinai Hospital. Florence was a life member of Hadassah and Chairman of Hadassah Israel Education Service; a life member of the Mount Sinai Auxiliary, the Hebrew Home, and a dedicated volunteer at the Hebrew Home Health Information Medical Department and at the Hadassah Thrift Shop.
Florence was not only a beloved and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, but best friend. Her sense of humor and kindness will forever be remembered.
She is survived by a loving son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Susan Seger of Boxborough, MA; and by her cherished grandsons Scott and Andrew Seger. She was predeceased by her brothers, Philip Kaplan, Morris Kaplan, and David Kaplan, and by her sister, Mildred Haas.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave., Hartford with Rabbi Philip Lazowski officiating. Interment will follow in the Jewish War Veterans Cemetery, Cleveland Ave., Hartford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hadassah, c/o Faith Helene, 43 Carlyle Rd., West Hartford 06117, or to The Hebrew Home & Hospital, 1 Abrahms Blvd., West Hartford 06117. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Florence, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm.