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GRANT WELLINGTON SMITH

GRANT WELLINGTON SMITH

BORN: JUL 18, 1940

DATE OF PASSING: NOV 08, 2017

 

GRANT WELLINGTON SMITH July 18, 1940 November 8, 2017 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Grant, with his family by his side, at St. Boniface Hospital. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 46 years, Eva; his daughter Susan Feasey (Darin); son Greg; and grandchildren, Kayla and Darik; sister Faye Buchanan (Garry); brother Ned (Linda); sister-in-law Lorna, and numerous nieces and nephews, and cousins. He is predeceased by his father Lawrence, his mother Audrey and his brother Ken. Grant was born July 18, 1940 in Portage La Prairie Hospital the second oldest of four children. He lived on the family farm in Beaver, MB, then in Katrime, MB, where he went to elementary school. He graduated from MacGregor Collegiate in 1957. From 1960 to 1995, Grant worked as an Engineering Associate for the Manitoba Telephone System. After retiring in 1995, he built his dream home with Eva, in La Salle, MB, where he enjoyed gardening, visiting with neighbours, and cycling around town. Grant was very musically talented. He sang in a barbershop quartet, with the Golden Chordsmen and also sang in the church choir. Grant played various musical instruments as well. He also loved to dance! Grant and Eva spent the summers with his kids and family fishing and camping. His real pride and joy were his grandchildren. He held them for hours when they were babies and loved to play with them. We will always remember his smile and the twinkle in his eye! A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 14 at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 933 Summerside Ave. The family would like to thank the staff at Golden Links Lodge for their wonderful care of Grant over the past seven years. Should friends wish, memorial donations can be made to Trinity United Church or World Vision. GREEN ACRES Funeral Home and Cemetery Hwy. #1 E. at Navin Road, Winnipeg, MB (204) 222-3241 Condolences may be sent to www.greenacresfuneralhome.com
Publish Date: Nov 13, 2017
 

GRANT WELLINGTON SMITH July 18, 1940 - November 8, 2017 Peacefully with family by his side, Grant passed away at St. Boniface Hospital at the age of 77. The service for Grant will be held Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 933 Summerside Ave., Winnipeg. A longer obituary will follow. GREEN ACRES Funeral Home and Cemetery Hwy #1 E at Navin Road, Winnipeg, MB (204) 222-3241 Condolences may be sent to www.greenacresfuneralhome.com


Publish Date: Nov 10, 2017

 

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 13, 2017

 

https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-250348/SMITH_GRANT