Passed peacefully surrounded by his family, at his residence, on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Mary Madeline “Maddy” (Ryan) Smith (2007). Dear father of Ron of Zurich, Larry and Shelley of Calgary, Diane and John of Exeter, Steve and Deanna of Brantford, Carol and Ted of Dashwood, and Rick and Michelle of Zurich. Fondly remembered by his 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Cherished friend of Eleanor Maloney. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters George and Cleo, Eileen, Raymond and Mary Catherine, Sister Joyce, Donald and Darlene, Gordon and Cecilia, Margaret and Jim, Donna, Jean and Jim, Helen, Robert and Trudy, sisters-in-law Mary, Dorothy, and Marilyn along with many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his daughter Barbara, brothers and sisters (and in-laws) Lloyd and Doris, Russell and Rita, Ralph and Audrey, Leo, Gerald and Pauline, Edward, James, Edward Lesperance, Leo Creces, Vince, and parents Adelbert and Laura (Wilds) Smith.
A private family funeral mass will be held at the St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church, Zurich on Tuesday, March 30th at 1PM. Though the funeral mass is private, the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery, Zurich. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Donations to the St. Boniface Building Fund, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice would be appreciated by the family.
Private registration for invited guests: https://www.haskettfh.com/register/