METZLER, Doris Christina – Age 80, of Lower Sackville, passed away surrounded by family, Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at V.G. Site, QEII Hospital, Halifax. Born in Beaver Bank, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Florence (Ring) Dean. Doris is remembered as being a lifelong caregiver, always putting others before herself. She was the type of friend anyone would love to have. She loved cooking for her family with many traditional family recipes. Doris is survived by sons, Donald (Darlene), Todd (Lori), both of Dartmouth; daughters, Charlene Metzler, Sackville, Denise Metzler, Truro; granddaughter/niece, Angie Faulkner, Sackville; brothers, George, Ronnie, Harry and Paul; sisters, Theresa MacDonald, Brenda Reid and Mary Dean; seven beloved grandchildren; six beloved great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; lifelong friends, Rose and Betty Lou. Besides her parents, Doris was predeceased by her husband, Edward Metzler; brothers, Wayne, Clarence, Blair and Buddy; sisters, Emily Coffin and Doreen Fifield. A funeral service was held August 23rd in St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, Lower Sackville. Father Marc Syrenne officiated. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of choice. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com (Sackville Chapel).