In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Lionel (Tex) Ranger


Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Electrical Technician


RCN / C.A.F.


Born: 07 Mar 1934, Calgary, Alberta


Died: 04 Feb 2022, Halifax, Nova Scotia


RANGER, Lionel (Tex) - age 87, of Dartmouth, died in the palliative care unit of the VG Hospital, QEII on February 4, 2022.


Born in Calgary, Alberta, he was a son of John and Gwen (McGarth) Ranger.


Lionel served in the Royal Canadian Navy where he spent 20 years as a submariner. He will be missed by all.


He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ruby (Loyello); daughters Kim (Harold) Nied, Andrea Ranger; grandchildren, Amanda, Adam and Anna and 4 great-grandchildren.


Cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Dartmouth Memorial Gardens.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The QEII or Dartmouth General Foundations.


Special thanks to the Palliative Care Team at the VG and to the VON. (Saltwire Network 08 Feb 2022)


Ships served in:

HMS AMPHION - Served in AMPHION 05 Aug 1955 - 18 Apr 1956 as an AB.LM

HMS ALLIANCE - Served in ALLIANCE 19 Aug 1956 - 29 Jan 1957 as an AB.LM

HMS ASTUTE - Served in ASTUTE 27 Aug 1963 - 30 Aug 1964 as a P2ET4. Commissioning crew

HMCS OJIBWA - Served in OJIBWA 31 Aug 1964 - 04 Dec 1966 as a P1ET. Commissioning crew

HMCS OJIBWA -  Served in OJIBWA 30 Jan 1967 - Feb 1972 as a C2ET

HMCS ONONDAGA - Served in ONONDAGA 1972-1978

HMCS OJIBWA -  Served in OJIBWA Apr 1972 - Jun 1973 as a C2ET (TD from ONONDAGA)
HMCS SAGUENAY - Served in SAGUENAY as the Chief Electrician



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