|| 1910 - 1993|
||Minto Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario
|Hall of Fame - Waterloo Region
||, Waterloo Region, Ontario 
||Florence Bean |
||Florence Diamond |
|Eby ID Number
||Bethel United Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario
||13 Apr 2017 |
- Florence Fallis was born in 1910 in Minto Township, Wellington County. After taking a secretarial course in Toronto, she moved to Wilmot Township, where she married Clarence Diamond.
Bean rose to executive positions on the provincial and national level of the Women's Institute. She served as provincial public relations officer and was president of the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario from 1977 to 1980. She took a leadership role in conferences of the Associated Country Women of the World.
She was active in the Waterloo Farm and Home Safety Council, the Wilmot Agricultural Society, the Wilmot Horticultural Society, the Waterloo Historical Society, the Haysville Sunshine Club and was clerk of session for Zion United Church, New Hamburg.
Bean was Haysville correspondent for the K-W Record for thirty years, having commenced her media career at radio station CFRB, Toronto. Honours include the Jubilee Medal and Wilmot Citizen of the Year 1990. She was widely known as "a good neighbour." She was married to Ellworth Bean.1a
1aWaterloo Region Hall of Fame