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Hector George Smith

SMITH, Hector George - Passed away suddenly at home in Niagara Falls, Ontario on Tuesday February 5, 2013, at the age of 77. Born in Niagara Falls October 27, 1935, the son of Hector and Georgina Smith. Beloved husband of Mary-Lou (Higgins) for 54 years. Survived by his brother Tom Smith (South River, ON). Father of Kevin (Patty) Fonthill, Linda (Christopher Coop), South River, Brian (Leila) Niagara Falls, Bruce (Tracy) Ridgeway, Glenn and (Marilynn), Kitchener. Grandfather of Paula (Ashley), Ted, Kaitlin (Mark), David, Jessica, Tyler, Erika and Connor and several nieces and nephews. Hector was retired from the Canadian Niagara Power Co. He was a member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 749, Niagara Militares Alumni Corps., Niagara Falls Rainbow Blind Bowlers, a CNIB client, and Niagara Peninsula Amateur Radio Club (VA3HGS). In the 1960's he was a volunteer with the Boys & Girls Club of Canada, in the 1970ís he was a volunteer coach for Niagara Falls Minor Hockey, and as a member of NFRBB he served on the Board. Hector enjoyed his cottage in South River, hunting and fishing. He was also an avid artist and worked in water colours and oils. In memory of Hector donations may be made to Niagara Falls Rainbow Blind Bowlers or Royal Canadian Legion Branch 749. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday Feb.16 at 1pm, at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 479 , 5603 Spring St., Niagara Falls, ON. Arrangements entrusted to NIAGARA FUNERAL ALTERNATIVES, 905-894-0120.12259942
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Posted by Tish (Dunscombe) Shearer (Sister of cousin Donna (Smith) Richardson) On Wednesday, February 20, 2013
To MaryLou & family we send our deepest sympathies. As a child I remember that Hector & Tom always made us laugh. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Harold & Tish (Dunscombe) Shearer

(Sister of cousin Donna Richardson)

Burlington, ON

Remembering Hector Smith
Posted by Donna Richardson (Cousin) On Tuesday, February 19, 2013
So sorry to hear of Hector's sudden passing. Have many fond memories of him & brother Tommy as kids. Mary Lou, we wish you well and send sincere sympathy to you and your family.

Love from cousin in the West,

Donna & Lee Richardson

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Sorry for your loss
Posted by Samantha & Adam McArthur (neighbour) On Sunday, February 17, 2013

We are very sorry to hear of Hector's passing. I know he is at peace now and watching over you. He will be missed.

Keeping you in our thoughts,

Samantha & Adam

Deepest Sympathies
Posted by Brian Richardson (Second Cousin) On Friday, February 15, 2013
Mary Lou, so sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Brian & Rhonda Richardson & family

Greenwood, Nova Scotia

Posted by Gary Langley (old neighbour) On Wednesday, February 13, 2013
I have fond memories of Hector and his young family when I was a young boy living next to his parents. So sorry.

God bless your family during this time of loss.

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