William Ernest Smith


WILLIAM ERNEST “Bill” passed away peacefully at the Hospice House in Vernon, BC on Sunday, December 12, 2004 at the age of 87 years. Bill was born in Sedgewick, Alberta on June 8, 1917 and had resided in the Blind Bay area since 1978. Bill was predeceased by his wife, Agnes in 1999; daughter, Esther in 1946; son-in-law, John in 1999 and his brother, Archer in 1931. He will be lovingly remembered by his children, William “Bill” (Della) of Sorrento and Heather Specken of Armstrong; grandchildren, Shaun and Jonathan Specken, Paula, Samantha and Will Smith, Wendell (Jane) Specken and Cheryl Spelchan; three grerat-grandchildren and one sister. Ruby Smith of Ontario. A funeral service will be held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm on Saturday, December 18th at 11am with Norm Russell officiating. Honors will be presented by comrades of the Royal Canadian Legion. If so desired, contributions in memory of Bill may be made to the Vernon and District Hospice Society, 3506-27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4. Arrangements are in the care of BOWERS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM, Salmon Arm. Condolences may be sent to sympathy@bowersfuneralservice.com

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