Passed away peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at the age of 99. Beloved husband of the late Louise (Case) Smale (2017). Cherished father of Liz Cardno and Bill Barber of Coboconk, Bob Smale of Aberfoyle, and Doug and Jane Smale of Egmondville. Adored grandfather of 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Doris Hackney and brother-in-law of Esther Smale. Fondly remembered by his many nieces, nephews and the extended Smale and Case families.
Ross was a lifelong member of the Seaforth Legion, Masonic Lodge and Shriners.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks to the doctor and nurses at Seaforth Community Hospital for the exceptional care they provided to Ross.
In keeping with Ross’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A public memorial service to celebrate Ross’s life will be held at the Egmondville United Church on Saturday, June 17th, 2023 at 1 PM. The day the family had planned a 100th birthday party for Ross. Visitation will be held an hour prior at the church from 12 – 1 PM. Private interment at Staffa Cemetery.
Donations to the Shriners Children’s Hospital, Seaforth Legion, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family