May 25, 1931 – June 20, 2018
Smith, Susie Alva May May 25, 1931 – June 20, 2018
Alva Smith late of Barrhead, AB passed away on June 20, 2018 at the age of 87 years. Alva is survived by her loving husband, Joe of 68 years; children, Barry (RoseMarie) Smith, Bonnie (Lance) Bredo, Debbie (Gil) Gaudet, Tammy Smith (Kent), Dale Russell & Harold (Tina) Bartling; 10 grandchildren, Jessica (Yatin), Kevin (Melodie), Alyssa, Charlie (Colleen), Nathan, Rebecca (Stefan), Kalie, Graeme (Stef), Matthew & Ashley; 9 great grandchildren, Oliver, Amara, Leela, Isabelle, Divya, Hazel, Emery, Sage & Clover; also numerous other family and many dear friends. Alva is predeceased by her parents, Annie & Ed Donnelly; brother, Don Donnelly; sister, Vera Carlson. Alva was born in Clyde Alberta. She grew up in Wandering River where she went to school. She moved to Freedom where she met the love of her life, Joe. They were married on June 17, 1950 and made their home at freedom where they raised their family. Alva had a great love for children and especially loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved To watch Joe play ball and they loved to go fishing together. A Memorial Gathering will be held at 12:00 (Noon) Saturday June 23, 2018 at Barrhead Senior Hall. Memorial Donation may be made to AHS Barrhead Health Care Center or Charity of Choice.
- Memorial Gathering Saturday, June 23, 2018
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June 29, 2018
Joe, Barry, Rose - so sorry to hear about Alva, She made playing ball with Joe and the Barrhead team even more enjoyable. One of the very nicest ladies I knew. My sincere condolences to you and your families.
Wane and Kelly Enders
June 25, 2018
We have many wonderful memories of Alva. Our deepest sympathies to Joe and family.
Rose and Frank Petruchik
June 23, 2018
Our sympathy to Joe and all your family. May God give you comfort and peace .
Audrey & Mike Thomas
June 22, 2018
So very sorry for your loss. Cherish your memories.
Mike, Audrey, Tyler & Jennifer Thomas