Iris Romaine (Foraker) Sterling. 76, of Zephyrhills, Florida and formerly of Chillicothe, Ohio and Largo, Florida, went home to be with her beloved husband on February 12, 2012.
She was born on April 12, 1935, the daughter of the late Norman and Gladys Puckett Foraker. In 1954 Iris began her 50 year career in the field of Pathology as a histology technician at Chillicothe Hospital. Before retiring, she was awarded "Histologist of the Year" by the Florida Society of Histotechnology for her life long dedication to the field.
On September 3, 1955, she married Ralph L. Sterling who preceded her in death. Iris is survived by her two daughters: Sandra Lynn Crabtree and Lisa Marie Buckner, both of Zephyrhills, FL; her sister, Vera June Smith of Chillicothe, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
Should friends desire, memorial gifts may be made to Gulfside Center for Hospice Care, 5760 Dean Dairy Road, Zephyrhills, Florida 33542, or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284=0692
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