Doris SMITH

SMITH Doris Alberta Smith passed away peacefully with all her family by her side on Sunday, October 30, 2005 at the Red Deer Regional Hospital following a courageous battle with Cancer. Born May 4, 1923, Doris was the sixth of eight children to Ralph Elmer Smith and Olga Victoria Bergquist at Donalda, Alberta. Doris will be forever cherished and sadly missed by her husband and love of her life, Arthur “Art” Henry Laverne Smith (Pae). Cherished by her son, Vance Arthur (Laurie) Smith adored and deeply missed by her daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Steve Goacher. She adored her grandsons; Joedon Arthur Pyper, Adam Francis (Jackie) Pyper and Jason (Carmen Semotiuk) Smith. She will also be greatly missed by a special daughter-in-law, Gwen (Dale) Thomas of Grande Prairie. To be treasured by great granddaughter, Julia Brierley, step-great granddaughters; Schelcy, Alysha, Korissa and Lexy. Adored by brother; Wid (Elnora) Smith of Nanaimo, Jesse (Marg) Smith of Surrey, Guy (Marg) Smith of Edmonton, one sister, Shirley Ross of Medford, Oregon, U.S.A. Doris leaves to mourn, sisters-in-law; Pricilla (Pat) Blake of Edmonton, Norma Young of Terrace and brother-in-law, Bill (Kay) Wangsness as well as many treasured nieces, nephews and dear friends and extended family of Victoria Park Retirement Center. Doris was predeceased by an infant daughter, Amanda Doris, parents; Ralph and Olga Smith, brothers; Charlie and Clarence “Bud” Smith, sister-in-law, Avis Smith, sister and brother-in-law; Hazel and Sherman Jones, niece, Lavonne Browarney, brother-in-law, John Ross. A special thank you goes to Dr. M. Thain, Dr. P Hardy and the nursing staff on the I.C.U. and units 22 and 23. A huge hug to our special “Angels” Bonny Frederick, Norma “Wilma” Thiel and nurse Katherine on the I.C.U. If so desired, a donation in memory of Doris Smith may be made to the Red Deer Hospice Society (Box 22015, Red Deer, Alberta, T4N 6X4). A Funeral Service will be held at the Red Deer Funeral Home (6150-67 Street) on Friday, November 4, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Brenda Kersell officiating. Interment will follow at the Alto-Reste Cemetery. The family of Doris Smith wish to gratefully thank Gerry and Sharon Fix and all the staff at Victoria Park Retirement Center for your love and support. Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.reddeerfuneralhome.com


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