Florence Nicolai

Obituary of Florence D. Nicolai

Florence D. Nicolai (nee Ehmann), 84 of  Willow Grove, formally of Bridesburg, died Friday August 16, 2019 at The Landings of Willow Grove surrounded by her loving family.


Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Florence (nee Dougherty) Ehmann. 


She was a graduate of Mastbaum High School Class of 1953.


Throughout her lifetime Florence worked for Pop Warner Football, Ellis Coffee Company, The Spectrum and eventually owned her own travel company called Great Bus Tours.


Florence was a Democratic Committee Person and worked with the Girl Scouts for many years in the Bridesburg area of Philadelphia. In her personal time she enjoyed traveling to Europe with her husband, Richard and summers with her family in Wildwood, NJ.


She is survived by her loving daughter Sharon Houlihan (Robert) of Horsham. She was the beloved Nana of Meghan DiRaimondi (Chuck), Bobby Houlihan and Christine Houlihan. Proud Grand Nana of Charlie, Emily and Owen DiRaimondi who brought her so much joy.


Florence was predeceased by her husband Richard in 2014 and son in-law Robert Houlihan in 2017.

Relatives and friends may call Thursday 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Louis Swift Plunkett Funeral Home 529 N. York Rd., Hatboro. Funeral Mass Friday 10:30 A.M. at St. David Church Summit Av. and Easton Rd. Willow Grove.  No morning viewing. Interment Forest Hills Cemetery Huntingdon Valley.


In lieu of flowers please send donations in Florence’s name to the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania.



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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Louis Swift Plunkett Funeral Home
529 N. York Rd.
Hatboro, Pennsylvania, United States

Funeral Mass

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Friday, August 23, 2019
St. David Church
Summit Av. & Easton Rd.
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, United States


12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Friday, August 23, 2019
Forest Hills Cemetery
25 Byberry Rd.
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, United States