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Florence M. “Flo” (Clifford) Dixon

Funeral Services & Interment were held privately due to the COVID-19 Pandemic & restrictions for Florence M. “Flo” (Clifford) Dixon, who died suddenly on Friday, September 11th at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, she was 84 years old. Interment was held in the Mt. Tabor Masonic Lot Section of Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

Flo was a lifelong Revere resident. She was born, raised & educated in Revere Schools. Flo worked as a waitress at the Howard Johnson’s located at Northgate in Revere for several years. She was vibrant, witty & people loved her personality.   She was married to the love of her life, James E. Dixon on July 6th, 1957 and the couple remained in Revere where they raised their three children. Flo was a dedicated mother & wife and she took great pride in her home & children. She was fastidious about how she maintained her home inside & out. She loved her role as Mom but loved being a grandmother even more. Family celebrations were always at Nana’s. For many years, Flo worked alongside her husband, managing the family business, Century Security Systems, Inc. of Revere. She answered calls, made appointments, managed the books & did whatever was necessary for the day to day operation. She did that from 1974 until her husband’s death, in 2015. Flo continued to carry on many of her family traditions and loved being surrounded by her family for any occasion. Her legacy is her family and she demonstrated her love in many ways.

She is the devoted wife of the late James E. Dixon, Sr of 58 years. Loving mother of Karen M. Dyer & husband Garry, James E. Dixon, Jr. & wife Elizabeth, all of Revere & Scott E. Dixon & wife Judith of Lynn. Cherished Nana of Nicole M. Corrao of Revere, Michael K. Corrao & wife Kristen of Elliot, ME, Melissa A. Vitas & husband Lucas of Windham, NH, Christopher J. Dixon, Katherine E. Dixon, both of Revere, Scott E. Dixon, Jr. & wife Chantale of Stoneham & Allison A. Dixon of Lynn. Adored great nana of Zoe, Lillianna & Ella. Dear sister of Robert Clifford & his late wife Lucy of Mansfield, John “Jack” Clifford & his wife Lucille of Winthrop, Edmund Clifford, Jr. of North Andover. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, & grandnephews.


Funeral Services were Private.

Remembrances may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospitals, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN.38105.


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  1. Linda Odoardi
    Sep 17 2020

    So sorry for your loss she was such an amazing person and aunt .. My most special memory of her is spending Thanksgiving with all
    of our family and eating her famous turkey stuffing and cranberry sauce sandwiches .. that I still eat to this day and passed it on to
    my kids .. Thinking of you all and sending Prayers ..❤️

  2. Kenneth Corrao
    Sep 17 2020

    I do not believe that there are words to describe this wonderful person. It was my honor to be her son in-law for 14 years. She always treated me as a son, I know she will be missed by so many, as she touched the lives of so many,
    The world has lost a great loving person,you will be forever in every ones heart.

  3. Linda and Dino Campolini
    Sep 17 2020

    Dear Karen and family . We are deeply sorry about your mother, I will always remember all the laughs and memories. She was so much fun to be around. May she Rest In Peace.❤️ Love Dino and Linda

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