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Mildred Lena Sanford


Mildred Lena Sanford

SANFORD, Mildred Lena – 91, Guysborough, formerly of Lundy, Guysborough Co., passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 4, 2021. Born on November 12, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Anthony "Tony" and Amelia (Richard) Avery.

In 1963 she moved to the United States, where she worked until her retirement when she returned back home in 2007.

She is survived by her best friend of 45 years, Nancy Inferrera and her special dog, McGee. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Wilfred Levangie; second husband, Lester Sanford. She was also predeceased by sisters, Helen, Margaret, Clara, Mary, Garnet, Abby and Ethel; brothers, John, Simon, Irvin, Mike; step-brother, Clarence Richard.

At her request, cremation has taken place. Funeral mass will be celebrated from St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Larry’s River on Wednesday, July 28 at 11 a.m. with Father Callistus Abazie officiating. Burial to follow in St. Peter’s Parish Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Dennis Haverstock Funeral Home, Guysborough. Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at

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Service Date
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Service Time
11 a.m.
Service Location
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Larry's River

There will be no visitation

Burial Date
July 28, 2021
Burial Time
Following the Funeral Mass
Burial Location
St. Peter's Parish Cemetery, Larry's River