Obituary: VARNER, Florence Annabelle (NS)
Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia

VARNER (Josey), Florence Annabelle - 69, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 23, 1998, in Roseway Hospital, Sandy Point. Born in Halifax, she was a daughter of the late Levi and Gertrude (MacLellan) (Rafuse) Josey. She was a member of Shelburne Lions Club, serving as the first district vice-president; charter member of the Lioness Club, and was a member of the Nova Scotia Guides Association. She was a loving mother, wife and special friend. Sadly missed by her husband, Loran K. Sr.; son, Loran (Connie) Varner Jr., Halifax; daughters, Deby (Danny) MacAlpine, Shelburne; Sue (Fred) Davis, Jordan Ferry; Earlene (Derek) Rennehan, Gunning Cove; Kelly (Adrian) Pierce, Woodlawn Drive, Shelburne; stepdaughter, Dianna (Hector) Isenor, Dartmouth; grandson, Benjamin Davis, at home; special friend, Ernest Davis, at home; brothers, Val Josey, Patrick Flemming, Toronto; sisters, Aloysia Cleary, Dartmouth; special sisters, Ruth and Sis; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; five step- great-grandchildren; many friends, nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, both in H.M. Huskilson's Funeral Home, Shelburne, Rev. Sheila Firth-Warlund officiating. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Shelburne. A reception will follow at the Shelburne Lions Club. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Roseway Hospital Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
Tuesday, May 26, 1998

Courtesy of Gail Edwards