stripes stripes

Florence Webber

Validated By: On Date: Feb. 22nd 2023

Florence Amy Webber (née Drake) was a Canadian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest. She is the oldest known person who died in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia.


Webber was born in Clam Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada, on 22 July 1908, to parents Amos Drake and Susan Laybolt. She had three sisters and three brothers. Her mother lived to the age of 103.

In 1934, she married Eugene Webber in Halifax. The couple had three children. After marriage, she moved to the area of Lake Charlotte, where her husband worked as the foreman in the gold prospecting camp operated by Colonel Robert Logan. In 1940, with wartime measures stopping mining work, she moved to the city while Eugene went off to war.

Her husband died in 1999. She spent most of her life in Nova Scotia, apart from two years in the 2010s when she lived in Toronto, before moving to the same facility her son lived in.

At the time of her 110th birthday, Webber lived in Porters Lake, Nova Scotia, in the same senior’s centre as her son, Roland. Her son died in February 2019. By the time of her 111th birthday, she was living in a nursing home in Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia. She was visited by Central Nova MP Sean Fraser for her 111th birthday celebration.

Webber died on 13 April 2020 at the age of 111 years, 265 days. She was survived by two daughters, seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Advertise with us

Learn More


Her age was validated by LongeviQuest on 22 February 2023.