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.
Harold & Tish (Dunscombe) Shearer
(Sister of cousin Donna Richardson)
Love from cousin in the West,
Donna & Lee Richardson
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
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
Brian & Rhonda Richardson & family
Greenwood, Nova Scotia
God bless your family during this time of loss.