Florence Caayao Salire, 62, passed away peacefully Friday, July 5, 2013, at her home in Newport News with her family at her side. She was predeceased by her parents, Domingo and Purificacion Caayao.
She was a member of St. Jerome Catholic Church and the Philippine-American Community of the Peninsula. She was Board Certified as a Laboratory Professional by the American Society for Clinical Pathology, and was employed by Riverside Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Bobbie Salire; her son Lieutenant Commander Robert Salire, USN, and his wife Jackie; her daughters Kristin Ashe and her husband Kenneth; and Kelly Salire.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday, July 9 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel. A funeral mass will be conducted at 1 pm Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at St. Jerome Catholic Church by Rev. Henry Diesta. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
The family wishes to thank Virginia Oncology Associates and Heartland Hospice for the excellent care she received.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jerome Catholic Church, 116 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News, VA 23608.