ROSS, Jean – 99, of the Valley View Villa, formerly of Chance Harbour, passed away June 6, 2016 in the Villa. Born in St. Peter’s, Cape Breton, she was the only daughter of the late William R. and Mary Margaret (MacInnes) Ross.
Jean was raised in New Glasgow and was retired from the Department of Trade and Industry for the Province of Nova Scotia. Jean wrote a book, Every Customer is My Guest, which was a guideline for hotels and wait staff. Jean wintered for many years in St. Petersburg, Fla., and enjoyed an active social life with the church there. She enjoyed her summers in Chance Harbour where she built and designed her home. Funeral was held June 10 in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home Chapel, New Glasgow. Burial in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens.