Florence (Cidado) Mulcahey, age 96 of Arlington passed away on July 17, 2017. Wife of the late Robert A. Florence was born on December 17, 1920 in Somerville to the late August and Laura (Merrifield) Cidado. Florence graduated from Somerville High School and was employed by the the First National Stores. Florence and her sister, Laura , enlisted with the first group of women in the United Coast Guard Women SPARS. She was stationed in Boston until Honorably Discharged as a Petty Officer 3rd Class. Florence leaves her three children Robert F. (Elaine) Mulcahey of Arlington, Maureen (Kenneth) O'Brien of Newington, CT. and Marion (Donn) Hockman of Medford. Florence also leaves 6 grandchildren, many beloved great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters Laura, Muriel and brother Robert. Visiting hours in the Brown & Hickey Funeral Home 36 Trapelo Road Belmont Thursday July 27 9:30-11:00 AM followed by a funeral home service at 11:00 AM. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment Mt Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Florence's memory to the National Coast Guard Museum Association Inc. 239 Bank Street New London, CT. 06320 or to a charity of your choice
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