Peacefully at Country Terrace Nursing Home, Komoka on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 of London, and Tiny, Ontario in her 95th year. Dear wife of John Smit and the late Frank Martens (1972). Dear mother of Wilma and Alex Frey, Peter and Jackie Martens, Annelies and Peter McGovarin, Chris and Gary Banks, and John and Cathy Martens. Dear grandma of Jennifer and Doug Dolan, Rebecca and Ashby Carnochan; Andrew Martens, Tracey Martens; Michelle and Dan McGovarin-Garvey, John McGovarin and Melissa Ford, Alicia McGovarin and Matt Comartin; Margot and Mike Hirst, Lauren Banks, Vanessa Banks, Andrea Banks; Emily Martens, and Jacob Martens. Cherished great-grandmother of Erin and Amy Dolan, Jack Carnochan, Dexter and Devyn Martens, Connor, Kaia, Brienne, and Fiona Hirst, and Liliana McGovarin-Garvey.Predeceased by her parents Pietertje and Lambertus VanWyk, and a granddaughter Erica Banks (1994).
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street Lucan, on Friday, April 21st from 10-11AM where the funeral service will be held at 11AM with The Rev’d Matthew Martin officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.
Donations to Mission Services, London or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
SMIT: Connie (VanWyk) (Martens) of London and Tiny