CRANE, Su­sanna (Le­frense)

Whit­ney Pier

Cape Breton Post - - Obit­u­ar­ies -

We, the fam­ily of Su­sanna Crane nee Le­Frense, re­gret to an­nounce the pass­ing of our dear mother, grand­mother and sis­ter on Mon­day, July 31, 2017. Born in Isle Aux Morts, NFLD, she was the el­dest daugh­ter of the late John and El­iz­a­beth (Lilling­ton) Le­Frense. She was an ac­tive mem­ber of St. Al­bans Church.

Mom was best known for her fab­u­lous meals and bak­ing goods, es­pe­cially her choco­late chip cook­ies which she shared with ev­ery­one around her. She also en­joyed se­nior so­cials and play­ing shuf­fle­board with her many friends. Mom would sit in her rock­ing chair and knit for hours mak­ing sweater sets for all the new born ba­bies or dish­cloths for any­one who wanted them.

Sue is sur­vived by her chil­dren, Sue (Don­ald) MacPhee, Ruth MacNeil, Deb­bie Crane and Blair (Lori Butts) Crane, and spe­cial daugh­ter, Dar­lene (Kerry) MacDon­ald; grand­chil­dren, Shane, Dar­ren, Shawna, Dean, Melissa, Justin, Emily and De­clan; spe­cial grand­daugh­ter, Baby Blair; great grand­chil­dren, Cody, Spencer, Emma, Rowan, Ry­lan, Ray­lynn, and spe­cial great grand­chil­dren, Devyn and Ne­vaeh. She is also sur­vived by sis­ters, Una (Tom) Sey­mour, Doris Hay­man-Den­nis, Betty (Char­lie) Benoit, Mary-Ann (Frank) Durn­ford; broth­ers, John (late Edna) Le­Frense, Ran­dolph (Starla) Le­Frense and Ab­bott (Ann) Le­Frense, and sis­ter-in-law, Dul­cie Best.

She was pre­de­ceased by her hus­band, Ge­orge; son, David; sis­ter, Barbara Crane, and broth­ers, Clay­ton Le­Frense and Hec­tor Best.

Vis­i­ta­tion will take place Thurs­day 7-9 p.m., and Fri­day 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Syd­ney Me­mo­rial Chapel. Funeral Ser­vice will be held on Satur­day 11 a.m. at St. Al­bans Church with Rev. Reg MacDon­ald of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment at For­est Haven Me­mo­rial Gar­dens. Me­mo­rial do­na­tions can be made to St. Al­bans Church.

Words of com­fort can be sent to the fam­ily at www. syd­neymemo­ri­ or email syd­neymemo­ri­alchapel@ ns.sym­pa­

We cried when you passed away, We still cry to­day Although we loved you dearly We couldn’t make you stay A golden heart stopped beat­ing

Hard work­ing hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us That he only takes the best.

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