SMITH, ROY GENE
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Lisaard House, Cambridge. Gene was a long time resident of Baden, Ontario and was born 74 years ago in Stewiacke, Nova Scotia.
Beloved husband and best friend of Kathleen (Joncas) Smith whom he married on June 10, 1967. Gene will be lovingly remembered by his son Stephen and daughter Carolle. Cherished grandfather to Kevin, Jessica, Brittany, Scott, Joshua, Madison and Brandon. Gene is survived by his brothers; Philip, Raymond, Robert, Tim and by his sister Sharon as well as by his many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and extended families. Predeceased by his mother Doris Shunamon, brothers Edward and Michael and his loving mother-in-law Mary Venolia Joncas-Dittrich.
Gene was a long time member of Holy Family Roman Catholic Parish, New Hamburg and was a plumber for Paton Brothers Plumbing for 41 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg, on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9. The Funeral Mass will take place at Holy Family Roman Catholic Parish on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Interment to take place at a later date in Riverside Cemetery, Holy Family Section, New Hamburg. Father Stephen Gilbert to officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Lissard House Hospice or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated (Cheques Accepted). Online condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca