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Florence Hines-Ranson


Florence Hines-Ranson

Florence "Doddie" Hines-Ranson


It’s with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Florence "Doddie" Margaret Hines-Ranson, of Sydney, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Alice (Poirier) Hannebury.

Doddie is survived by her son, Wayne (Kim) Hines, Sydney; grandchildren, Shannon and Christopher; great-grandchildren, Abel (her Special Boy), Octavia, and Athena; Kim’s children, Bria and Dylan and grandchild, Payton; several cousins, nieces and nephews; special friend, Margie St. John; cousin, Connie Piercy; good friend, Normie Bona and her phone buddy, Margie Briand.

She was predeceased by her brother, Harry and her beloved fur baby, Shade.

Doddie took pride in her volunteer work at the Pawsmart, in Whitney Pier, helping many animals and making dear friends along the way.

Many thanks to staff of the Cancer Centre, Palliative Care and Dr. Carol Critchley for her care and kindness for many years, you are all angels in our eyes.

Funeral service will take place Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Sydney Memorial Chapel with Rev. Brenda Drake officiating. Interment will take place in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Pawsmart, Victoria Road, Whitney Pier.

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Service Date
Saturday, July 6, 2019
Service Time
11 a.m.
Service Location
Sydney Memorial Chapel

Burial Date
July 6, 2019
Burial Time
11 am
Burial Location
Resurrection Cemetery

Requested Charity
Pawsmart, Victoria Road, Whitney Pier