Carol Rafuse Obituary

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Carol Elizabeth (Mason) Rafuse

October 14, 1947 - November 22, 2012
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Rafuse, Carol Elizabeth – 65, of East Preston, formerly of Westphal passed away tragically with her husband of 30 years Robert and dog Tess as a result of a fire, November 22, 2012. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of Dolorosa "Doris"(Hebert) and the late Meighen Lester Mason. Carol was an elementary school teacher, teaching at several schools in Dartmouth until retiring after 35 years. She was an avid gardener, an excellent cook, liked to travel, enjoyed Lexicon puzzles, and loved animals especially her dog, Tess. She is survived by her sisters; Brenda (Brian Arsenault), Dartmouth; Angela (Gordon Busche), Elmsdale; Pamela...
Rafuse, Carol Elizabeth – 65, of East Preston, formerly of Westphal passed away tragically with her husband of 30 years Robert and dog Tess as a result of a fire, November 22, 2012. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of Dolorosa "Doris"(Hebert) and the late Meighen Lester Mason. Carol was an elementary school teacher, teaching at several schools in Dartmouth until retiring after 35 years. She was an avid gardener, an excellent cook, liked to travel, enjoyed Lexicon puzzles, and loved animals especially her dog, Tess. She is survived by her sisters; Brenda (Brian Arsenault), Dartmouth; Angela (Gordon Busche), Elmsdale; Pamela (Paul Pachkowski), Burlington, ON; Donna (Robert Forewell), Halifax; Lisa (Tom Lavers) Prospect; several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her husband's children, Heather and Robert, both of Elmsdale and four grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Gerald. No visitation by request. A funeral mass will take place 11 am Thursday November 29, in St Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church, Father Lloyd O'Neill officiating. A private family burial will take place in St. John's Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the SPCA Dartmouth Chapter or the Alzheimer's Society. The family would like to thank the first responders, firefighters, Cole Harbour RCMP, ME's office and the passerby who called 911. Online condolences may be viewed or sent to: www.mattatallfuneralhome.com

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