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Florence May (Sanford) Pinch


Florence May (Sanford) Pinch

Florence May (Sanford) Pinch – 79, of New Minas, passed away suddenly at home on Monday, April 26, 2021. Born in Summerville, Hants Co., she was a daughter of the late Medford and Stella (Harvey) Sanford. Florence worked for many years at Sunnyside and the Big Stop as a baker and waitress, as well as in the kitchen at Kings Edgehill. Florence especially enjoyed time spent bowling. She was a lover of all animals. She enjoyed volunteering, especially selling poppies for the Royal Canadian Legion, selling fruit cakes for Multiple Sclerosis and carnations for Mother’s Day. Florence is survived by her husband of 46 years, Samuel Pinch; daughter, Karen; stepchildren, Melvin, Marilyn and David; siblings, David and Janet.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Phillip; and brother, Paul. Cremation has taken place. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no visitation or funeral service at this time. Donations in memory may be made to the M.S. Society of Nova Scotia. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. On-line condolences and inquiries may be directed to

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