Florence M. Dromgoole
Florence M. Dromgoole
  • October 29, 1925 - December 7, 2017
  • Helotes, Texas

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Florence Marie Dromgoole (Mamaw), age 92, passed away December 7, 2017. She was born on October 29, 1925 in Waukegan, Illinois to John and Marie Hylkema. She is survived by her children, John Lee (Jane) Dromgoole, Michael David (Rebecca) Dromgoole, and Gay Marie (Art) Nicholls; grandchildren, Deana (Jeff) Locklear, Michael Dromgoole Jr., Alexis Dromgoole, Arthur (Jeremiah Cohick) Nicholls, Adrienne (Jeoffrey) Nicholls-Johnson; 7 great-grandchildren. Florence's nursing career started as a Cadet Nurse in 1943. She later served the personnel at Laredo Air Force base, then on to Wilford Hall Medical Center in the neo-natal intensive care unit, finishing her career serving our veterans at the Audie Murphy VA hospital as one of the first Nurse Practitioners in the state. Visitation will be at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm. Additional visitation will begin at 9am Wednesday December 13, 2017 at St. Luke Catholic Church with a rosary at 10am followed by a funeral mass at 10:30am. Interment will be at a later date at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Information for donations in lieu of flowers to Meals on Wheels or WellMed Charitable Foundation is on Sunset Northwest website.