Florence Irene Hazel
Florence Irene "Flo" Hazel - The death of Florence Irene "Flo" Hazel occurred in Kentville on January 5, 2015 at the age of 95. She was a daughter of Harriet and Harold Jodrey of Northport, Cumberland County. She graduated from Amherst Academy and Provincial Normal College, Truro and enjoyed several years of teaching. In later years she was involved with Laubac Literacy and taught reading and writing skills to adults. She was a member of the United Church of St. Paul and St. Stephen, Kentville for many years, where she taught Sunday School and was a leader with C.G.I.T. She was a member of the Ken-Wo Bridge Club and the Glooscap Curling Club, where she was a Past President of the Ladies Division. While living in both Kentville and Wolfville, Flo enjoyed gardening for many years and loved nothing more than cooking and baking every day and having family and friends for dinner. She and Rocky took particular delight in the annual musical evenings with friends and musicians, Alan, Bill and Roy. She is survived by her husband, Rocky and three children, son, Frank and wife, Gail; two daughters, Irene Hazell and Anne MacKinnon; son-in-law, Dr. Brian MacKinnon; seven grandchildren, Matthew Hazel (Keeli), Emily Leach(Mark), Jan and Sarah (Chad) Sarsfield, Jesse (Jean), Alex and Scott MacKinnon; three great grandchildren, Bradley, Lauren and William Leach; one step-granddaughter, Maxine Bruce; a sister, Laura Barkhouse; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Robson and David Jodrey; sisters, Isobel Fitzpatrick, Dr. Louise Hagedorn, Ann Ross and Marion Cameron. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or public funeral service, by request. Donations in memory may be made to one of the many charities Flo supported - among her favorites, the Red Cross, Salvation Army, Doctors Without Borders and World Vision. The family wishes to thank the staff of Wedgewood House, Kentville, for their wonderful support and care over the past year. Interment will take place at a later date at a private ceremony in Scotch Village, Hants County. Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.