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Hetherington & Deans Funeral Chapel

5176 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON

OBITUARY

Robert Grant Smith

February 19, 1959November 11, 2019

Robert "Bob" Grant Smith, Suddenly and unexpectedly in Niagara Falls on November 11, 2019 at the age of 60. Survived by his loving wife Anita and his children; Joe ( Kristen) Smith and Tosha (Adam) Cull. Beloved grandpa to Leia and Ben. Also sadly missed by his brother Mike Smith and step-mom Jean Smith. Predeceased by his parents Doreen and Robert Smith. Bob recently retired after 38.5 years from OPG as a station operator. Bob had a love of motorcycles and he and Anita travelled across Canada and the US. He will be missed by the whole "motorcycle gang". The family will receive visitors at St. Andrews United Church, 5645 Morrison Street, Niagara Falls on Sat. Nov. 23, 2019 from 1- 2 pm with a Service of Remembrance beginning at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wounded Warriors Canada would be appreciated.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Service of Remembrance Saturday, November 23, 2019

Memories

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Pamela Kitchen

November 24, 2019

Our deepest condolences to you all. We are thinking of you during this difficult time. May you find comfort and peace in the loving memories you share.
Love,
R & P Kitchen

Luci Daniels

November 22, 2019

Anita and family,

The Daniels' family has many fond memories of Bobby. I will only cite one: as a young teen, Bobby, Michael, Doreen and Bob visited our old rented house we used for snowmobiling. There was a mouse in the house and Bobby was the only "man" there at the time. Doreen insisted Bobby catch the mouse and "rescue" the girls. Bobby was scared of the mouse but did as his mother directed. The mouse ran up Bobby's right pant leg; he danced around screaming like a girl; and the mouse exited his left pant leg. With thoughts and prayers, Doris, George, Tina, Luci, and Donna Daniels

Debbie Ferguson

November 21, 2019

Anita, Joe, Tosha, Michael and families, we are thinking of you all at this very sad time. I have fond memories of my childhood with Bobby and I always looked forward to catching up with him and hearing about his adventures when our paths happened to cross in our adult years.

It is so hard to say goodbye to someone so special. We know that his presence will be deeply missed by many who knew him.

With Our Heartfelt Sympathy
Debbie and Art

Clifford Smith

November 19, 2019

AnIta and family,
It is very sad to hear of Bob's passing. Brenda and I wish to extend our deepest sympathies to all on your loss. Although we have grown apart over the years, I well remember the many adventures had while growing up next door to each other. Although we will not be able to attend the gathering for Bob on Saturday, our thoughts and best wishes will be with you all.

Dallus Holmes

November 19, 2019

Anita,
Norm and I were so sorry to hear about Bob. This happened too soon as you had many more roads to travel together.
Please know that we are thinking about you and have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Dallus Holmes

Donna Plumb

November 19, 2019

Anita and family; I have so many wonderful childhood stories of Brenda, Paula, Alan, Bobby, Mike and I (and the many other Smith cousins) playing in Poppa and Nanny Smith's barn and property near Odessa. Those were always great days.

Bill and I are so sorry for your loss. Too young to leave us, but he certainly left a legacy of kindness, humor and generosity as seen in all these wonderful memories people have been sharing. Thinking of you Anita in this very difficult time.

Evelyn tanguay

November 19, 2019

Dear Anita & family: Our sympathy. We send you prayers and positive thoughts. I also remember that you and your husband were very active in helping those in need. Evelyn

Diane Zakraysek-Bourque

November 18, 2019

Anita- sorry to hear about your loss...Hugs to you and your family.
Diane Zakraysek Bourque.

Lucus Lee

November 15, 2019

Joe,
I know we haven't seen each other in years, but I feel it's necessary to pass on my condolences to you, and your family. I was very shocked when I heard the news. Again I'm very sorry for your loss. All the best to you and you family.

Lucus (Luke) Lee

nancy roadnight

November 15, 2019

Tosha, so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. Our thoughts
are with you. Brian and Nancy Roadnight

FROM THE FAMILY