Flora Gardner Cavanna Sundberg, 89, of Wallingford formerly of Northford passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Bartholomew Cavanna and the late Theodore Sundberg. Flora was born in Meriden on June 2, 1928, daughter of the late George and Helen Cavanaugh Gardner. She worked at the Children’s Center in Hamden for many years. She was a founding member of the Northford/ North Branford V.F.W. Women’s Auxiliary and Women’s Club of Eastville, Virginia. Flora enjoyed doing crafts, was active with the Cubs Scouts and the Girls Scouts, was a member of the Northford Congregational Church where she taught Sunday school. Mother of Bonnie (Marc) Anderson and Barry (Kimberly) Cavanna. Grandmother of Carrie (Ian) Peters and Meredith (Theodore) Pinto. Also survived by 3 great-grandchildren. Step Mother of Corine Malack, Theodore Sundberg, Jr., Karen Jurczak, Katrin Wood and Lisa DeMorro. Also survived by many step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her brothers, Edward and George Gardner.

Family and friends may call at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Sunday from 4 to 6 pm. Funeral services and interment will be privately held in Northford Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Northford Congregational Church Steeple Fund, 16 Old Post Road, Northford, CT 06472.