Hynes, Ronald James – It is with deepest sadness and broken hearts that Ron’s family announces his passing, after a hard-fought battle with cancer, on May 11, 2018, at the age of 60.
A native of Jacques Fontaine, Nfld., Ron worked for 37 years with the Iron Ore Company of Canada in Labrador City, retiring in 2014, and moving to Musquodoboit Harbour. He had a life well lived but not lived nearly long enough.
Ron will be lovingly remembered by his wife and partner, Rita; children, Terry (Alison), and Bradley; stepchildren, Josh and Megan (Tyler); mother, Martha; brothers, Joe (Mary), John (Viola), Peter (Catherine), Dave, Wade (Deidre), Kirk (Raelen); sisters, Bernetta (Walter), Hazel (Don), Kim, Madonna (Derm), Nadine (Tony); grandchildren, Noah, Hunter and James; special little boy, Robin. Ron will also be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Humbert; brothers, Harold, Ralph and Tom.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, May 16, at 2 p.m. in Petpeswick Yacht Club, 434 East Petpeswick Rd., Musquodoboit Harbour. For those wishing to make a donation in Ron’s memory, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.
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