Elise Renne Smith


November 19th, 1933 – April 2nd, 2015

Mom passed away peacefully on April 2nd, at Heron Grove cottage 6 Retirement Residence in Vernon, British Columbia. She will be sadly missed by daughter Lisa Allgaier, son and daughter-in-law Darren and Pam Smith, grandsons Brendon and Spencer Green-Smith and their mother Shelley Green, and sister in law Effie Loring and family. She is survived by one brother Edward, in Manitoba and numerous members of her extended family.

Born and raised in Manitoba (Holland), she moved

with her family to Kamloops in 1972. She worked at

Coca-Cola Bottling in Kamloops and Vernon for over

13 years until 1992. Prior to her residence at Heron

Grove in November 2011, Mom was an avid cribbage

player, known at tournaments in the Vernon Region

and as a volunteer at the Schubert Center. She made

an impact on all those who met her and her strength,

independence, and strong will were evident even in her

last days.

She is predeceased by her son Dean, former husband

and friend Don Smith, parents Camille and Clementine

Adam, beloved sister Claire and brother in law Marcel

De Graeve, and brothers Lucien, Clement.

A small service with be held to honour her life at the

Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, 4303 Pleasant Valley

Road, on Thursday April 16, at 10 AM.

Special thanks to the staff at Heron Grove for the

loving care they provided to our mother, and to the

residents both past and present, who became part of

her extended family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vernon Funeral

Home, Phone: 250 542 0155. Condolences may be

offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com

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