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Mary Catherine Smith

SMITH, Mary Catherine - Mary Catherine Smith (McIntyre) died peacefully at Riverview Gardens, Chatham on Saturday February 3rd, 2018. She was born in London on November 29th, 1929 to the late Campbell and Cassie (Smith) McIntyre of Yarmouth Township, Elgin County. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Charles Smith (2013), sister of Margaret Nichols of Sarnia and John (Barbara) McIntyre of London, aunt of Larry Nichols of Sarnia, Laura McIntyre of Toronto, Ian (Jane) McIntyre of Peterborough, Glen (Shauna) McIntyre of Kelona, BC and Gary, Paul and Dale Smith, great aunt of Evan, Kate, Adeline and Caelan McIntyre. Predeceased by brothers-in-law Lloyd Nichols, Lyle Smith and James Smith, sisters-in-law Dora Smith and Erva Smith. Mary graduated from London Normal School and taught in several schools, retiring from McKeough Public School. She resided on the Smith Century Farm (1832) where her husband was the fifth generation until they moved to Chatham in 1999, was a former member of Valetta Presbyterian Church and later became a member of First Presbyterian, Chatham. She enjoyed life and her many get togethers with relatives and friends, especially the Fletcher family. Family and friends are invited to the ALEXANDER & HOULE FUNERAL HOME, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710 , on Friday February 9th with visiting from 2 to 4 p.m. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the funeral home on Saturday February 10th at 1 p.m. with Rev. Mike Maroney officiating. Interment Stewart Cemetery. Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation or any of the cancer charities. On-line condolences may be left at www.alexanderfuneralhome.ca 13250687
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Posted by Lorrie Zimmer (former student - McKeough School) On Thursday, February 8, 2018
Mrs. Smith (as I will always know her) was a very nice lady, she will be missed.
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Posted by Robert & Evelyn Farquharson (friend) On Thursday, February 8, 2018
Dear Family

So sorry to hear of Mary's passing. She was a lovely lady.

Valetta friends

Robert and Evelyn Farquharson.

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Posted by Carmen Adamo-Kaloyanis (Friend) On Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Dear family... I was fortunate to get to know Mary, her sense of humour, and her happy smile! So sorry to hear of her passing.. a very beautiful woman.

It was a pleasure to know her.

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Posted by Janice Hogle (Friend-(cleaning lady)) On Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Dear Family, so very sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. I had the pleasure of cleaning Bob & Mary’s house in Prestancia. She was a lovely woman - always a big smile. Glad to have know Mary, Rest In Peace with Bob.

Janice

So sorry for your loss
Posted by Kristine Sheeler-Gahan (Friend) On Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Mary and Bob were friends of my parents (Joe and Donna) We spent many hours playing aggravation at home and in Texas. I am sorry I will be unable to attend the funeral.

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