Service:

August 15, 2019

at

2 p.m.

Location:

Sydney Memorial Chapel

No service at this time.

Visitation:

from

Location:

Burial Information:

August 15, 2019

at

2 p.m.

Burial will be scheduled at a later date.

Private Burial

Location:

Forest Haven Memorial Gardens

Requested Charity:

Palliative Care - Cape Breton Hospital Foundation

or

Cancer Research Society

Florence Marie Rose Smith

1921-2019

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Sydney

We regret to announce the peaceful passing of Florence Marie Rose Smith, 97 of Sydney, on Friday, August 9th, 2019 at Harbourstone Enhanced Care, Sydney.

The last surviving member of her family, Rose was born in Adamsville, NB, and was the daughter of the late J. Abel and Florence Gertrude (Swift ) Arsenault.

Mom grew up in Coal Branch, New Brunswick with ten brothers and sisters. She was married in 1951 while working for CNR. With the birth of her first child, Mom stayed at home to take care of the family, living in Coverdale N.B. Over the next 16 years, Mom and Dad moved five times, following Dad’s career with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Following their move to Sydney in 1969, Mom and Dad joined the former First United Church, Whitney Avenue, and the Cape Breton Trailer Club. They spent their summers camping with their many new trailer club friends. During the long winter months, mom enjoyed furniture refinishing, quilting and doing puzzles. The grandchildren all enjoyed having one of Mom’s hand-made quilts on their Beds.

A veteran of the Second World War, Rose served with the CWAC (Canadian Women’s Army Corps).

Rose is survived by her sons Gerry, Howie Center and George, Sydney, grandchildren Jeffery Smith, Halifax, Jenna (John) MacAulay, Edmonton, Brent (Kristy) Smith, Dartmouth, Tracy (Phil) Baker Smith, Halifax, great grandchildren, Rebecca MacAulay, Luke Smith, Joshua Smith, Theodore Baker.

She was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Gerald, daughter in law Rose (Robertson) Smith, brothers, Edward, John, Harold, William, James, Joseph, and Francis, sisters Gertrude, Irene and Jeanne.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 2 pm in Sydney Memorial Chapel with Rev. Dana Feltmate officiating. Interment to follow, in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens.


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Service:

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August 15, 2019

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2 p.m.

Sydney Memorial Chapel

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Burial Information:

August 15, 2019

at

2 p.m.

Burial will be scheduled at a later date.

Private Burial

Forest Haven Memorial Gardens

Requested Charity:

Palliative Care - Cape Breton Hospital Foundation

or

Cancer Research Society

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