Smith, Donald Albert, (July 24, 2017)

Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, on Monday, July 24, 2017, at University Hospital, Donald Albert Smith passed away at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Ann. Loving father of Paula deBock, Christopher (Beverly) Smith, Bruce (Angela) Smith, Emile (Karen) Goulet, Marcel (Barbara) Goulet, Gerald (Bonnie) Goulet, Diane Goulet (John Rodgers), Pauline (John) Klassen, Daniel (Maria) Goulet, Michael (Lisa) Goulet. Cherished grandfather of Meegan, Karmen (Kyle), Candice (Chad), Bradley (Alexis), Danielle (Joseph), Sebastian, Nathaniel, Anthony, Julian. Treasured great grandfather of Kiptyn, Aurora, Emerson, Lily, Isabelle, Blake, Jack, Rylan, and Luke. Deeply missed by Ann’s cherished 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Predeceased by his first wife Joyce and by his brothers Ross, Ken and Jerry, sister Betty, and son-in-law Pieter deBock. Donald was very active with his church for over 40 years at St. Giles Church. He enjoyed photography and bird watching, was an avid Naturalist with the Lambton Wildlife Society and was instrumental in the Howard Watson Trail and Wawanosh Wetlands. Donald will be deeply missed by all those he knew and loved. A memorial service will be held at St. Giles Church on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation has taken place. A private family interment will follow at a later date. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Diabetes Association (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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