We, the family of Maud Smith, age 96, regret to announce her passing on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney.
Born June 12, 1922, in Sydney, she was the daughter of the late Silas and Caroline (Butt) Ash.
Maud retired from Shell Canada and was a member of the Church of Christ the King (formerly, Christ Church), where she also bowled in the church bowling league. Mom kept active with lots of walking. She was an avid gardener, taught crocheting at time out and night school and was a member of the Steelworkers Pensioner’s Club, as well as many others. Every grading day, mom would bake a cake that the neighbourhood kids looked forward to each year.
She is survived by her daughter, Ellen Smith (Richard Karis), PEI and son, Glenn Smith, Sydney; grandchildren, Nathan and Michaela.
Besides her parents, Maud was predeceased by her husband, Stanley Smith (December 1996); sisters, Olga Bishop, Marg Messenger and Merle Planetta and brother, Steve Ash.
Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel on Monday, January 14 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Funeral service will take place at the Church of Christ the King on Tuesday, January 15 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Peter Rafuse officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.
Words of comfort can be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org