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From: Betty Dobson <>
Subject: [CAN-NS-GUYSBOROUGH] OBIT: Verena Sylvia (GEORGE) DOBSON 1921-2008
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2008 15:32:52 -0800 (PST)

Never noticed until I read this, but...Pearl Harber?

Fate's a funny duck!

On a more serious note, Verena's husband was my grandfather's brother, and she was also a distant cousin. I used to babysit for her daughter Dora when our family lived in Truro. And her grandson Fred Rhynold has become a good friend in more recent years.

I'm saddened to hear of her passing.

Betty Dobson
InkSpotter Publishing

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Halifax Hearld jan12 2008
DOBSON, Verena Sylvia
DOBSON, Verena Sylvia - 86, Half Island Cove, Guysborough Co., died Thursday, January 10, 2008 in Eastern Memorial Hospital, Canso. Born in Queensport, Guysborough Co., she was a daughter of the late Elizabeth (Snyder) and the late Osborne George. Verena was the postmistress in Half Island Cove for many years. She is survived by children, Dora (Harris) Vaughan, Bible Hill; Borden Dobson, Boylston; Amy Vickery, Steep Creek; Terry (Lois) Dobson, Sooke, B.C.; Basil (Maxine) Dobson, Canso; John (Angela) Dobson; Half Island Cove; Bessie Haines, Canso; sisters, Helen (Stan) Perrin, Brampton, Ont.; Vivian McInnis, Halifax; caregiver, Joyce Lumsden, Half Island Cove; 26 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; several great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Borden Dobson; daughters, Sylvia Cox, Linda Matheson, Nancy Rhynold; two grandchildren; sister, Pearl Harber. Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. today in Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Canso,
from where the funeral service will held 2 p.m. Sunday with Rev. David Wheeler officiating. Burial in Bayview Baptist Cemetery, Half Island Cove. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at:

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