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Florence Pirnat, 95, of Mentor, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2017 at Hillcrest Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 31, 1922 in Cleveland, OH.

Florence was an avid Homemaker and a working mother who loved baking for her family, gardening and sewing. She loved traveling and vacationing near the ocean with the family. She visited most of the contiguous United States, the Caribbean, and abroad. Florence will be remembered for her deep faith and trust in the power of prayer.

Survivors are her children, Alan (Mary Ann) Pirnat, Carole (David) Anderson, and Rene (Francis "Butch") Wise; grandchildren, Jennifer (Jamey) Polak, Adam (Angela) Pirnat, Alaina (Dr. Andrew) Roth, Michael (Svetlana) Anderson, Meredith Lee, Alison (John) Morgan, Tim Wise, Dan Wise, Rebecca (Ben) Soulchin, and Mike (Michelle) Werneke; 14 loving great grandchildren and Richard (Eleanor) LaBuda and LaVern (Marianne) LaBuda.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank B. Pirnat; parents, John and Mary Tomsick; daughter, Laureen Werneke; and seven brothers and sisters,

Funeral mass will be held 9:30 a.m. Wednesday April 12, 2017 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor. Please meet at the church.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.

Interment will be at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon.

In memory of Florence and in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, 55 Ryder Rd, Ossining, NY 10562 or The National Shrine of The Divine Mercy, 2 Prospect Hill Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262.

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