It is with heavy hearts that the family of Dale Clifford Ross, 76 of Springhill, announce his passing on Friday, January 11th, 2019, at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, in Halifax, NS. Born in Malagash, NS, he was the son of the late John Alden and Hilda (Murray) Ross. Dale was an educator, coach, and administrator at APSEA-RCHI for thirty years. Upon his retirement, he provided interpretation services for deaf and hard of hearing students throughout Cumberland County. He volunteered his time with Meals on Wheels and was a board member of the Cumberland VON. He was also a long-time member of the Freemasons, Alexandra Lodge #87. Dale could often be found kayaking, hiking, skiing, camping, and driving the county roads on his motorcycle. He enjoyed karate, earning a black belt in his sixties. He was kind and generous with his time to anyone in need. Dale is survived by his children, Jennifer Saunders (Andrew), Stephanie Mizuik, and Gregory Ross; grandchildren, Rachel and Erin Saunders, Leslie and Leah Mizuik; sister, Anne Gardner; niece, Shelley Plaskett (Brian); nephew, Scott Gardner; aunt, Pearl Charman; and many cousins. Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his brother, Kenneth Ross. Family will be welcoming visitors on Tuesday January 15th, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00pm at Campbell’s Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst, NS, 902-667-9906. A memorial service will take place on Wednesday January 16th, 2019 at 2:00pm at St. John’s United Church in Wallace NS with a reception to follow at the Millard J. Charman Community Centre in Wallace NS. Interment will take place at a later date in the Wallace Cemetery. Donations may be made in Dale’s memory to the Cumberland VON or the QEII Health Sciences Centre. Condolences and sharing of memories may be shared with the family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca or by visiting Campbell’s Facebook page.