Hilda Winnifred Messinger

Messinger (Bent) Hilda Winnifred – Age 92 of Bridgetown, Annapolis County, passed away September 17, 2022 in Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville after a short illness. Born in Clarence, Annapolis County, to the late Arthur and Ferne Bent. Predeceased by husband, Ralph D. Messinger; son, Arthur L. Messinger; daughter-in-law, Margaret (Meg) Messinger; son-in-law, Les Coyle, five brothers and three sisters. Mom is survived by her son, Ralph B. Messinger, Bridgetown; daughters, Sandra Fisher (Robert), Burlington, Ont., Linda Coyle, Bridgewater, Margaret Anne Carmichael, Boca Raton, Florida; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Mom worked hard all her life, bringing up five children, in charge of the Girl Guides for several years and Manager of the Bridgetown Home Hardware for many years. Mom loved all animals no matter what kind and even taking care of a fawn that was hit by a car. Mom’s cats Fluff and Buddy will certainly miss her. Cremation has taken place and a graveside service for family and friends will be held September 24, 2022 at 11am in Centrelea Cemetery. We will gather afterwards at Moms home in Centrelea for a light lunch. Family flowers only and if you would like to donate in Moms memory, please donate to TLC Animal Shelter, 646 Middle Cross Road, Digby. Online condolences may be made at www.kaulbachfamilyfuneralhome.com