Florence Mae Rand
Florence Mae Rand – age 90, formerly of Cambridge, passed away in Shannex Orchard Court, Kentville on Monday, July 25, 2022. Born in Hilden on September 22, 1931, she was adopted by Ralph and Jean Neily of Nictaux West. After completing elementary school in Nictaux, she attended MacDonald High School in Middleton. While working in Lawrencetown, she met and married Perry Rand. After marriage, they moved to Upper Canard and later settled in Cambridge. Besides raising their three children and working with her husband in their school bus business, Florence was an active member of the Cambridge United Baptist Church. She oversaw many special projects through the Church Workers Group and enjoyed singing in the church choir and later the Hodge Podge choir. Her years of working at Grand View Manor and Mountain View Home gave her a special understanding of persons with health challenges that served her well into her later years. She is survived by sons, Barclay (Kathy) of Charlottetown, PEI and Brian (Barbara) of Kingston; daughter, Margaret (Wendell) Hazelwood, of East Gore; five grandchildren, Sheena, Meghan, Cody, Malcom and Sebastian; five great-grandchildren, Rayner, Maddox, Emma, Corbin and Kesler; as well as special and dear friend, Myrna (Les) Hayes, Cambridge.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation by request. The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 29, 2022, in Cambridge United Baptist Church followed by interment in Cambridge United Church Cemetery. For those unable to attend, a webcast of the service will be available at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2022.
Donations in memory may be made to the Breakfast Program at Central Kings Rural High School or the Cambridge United Church Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville. For on-line condolences, inquiries or to view the webcast, please visit: www.whitefamilyfuneralhome.com.