SMITH, Mary Evelyn

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Evelyn Smith (Walkey) in the early morning of January 30, 2015 at the Fraser Canyon Hospital. Mary was born on May 24, 1932 in Port Hope, Ont. For the last three years she was a resident of Park Street Manor in Hope. Prior to that Mary lived for 30 + years at All Hallows in Yale, BC.

Mary is predeceased by her brother Ernest Walkey of Port Hope, Ont. She is survived by her son Roy Smith (Sheila) of Vancouver, daughter Evelyn Brett of Yale, grandchildren Danny and Amber Brett of New Westminster, sister-in-law Anne Walkey and nieces Martha and Alisha of Ontario and their families.

Mary loved gardening and was a member of the Hope Garden Club. She was also a member of the Yale Ratepayers Association. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Yale Community Centre (the former site of the Yale School) on Feb. 21, 2015 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in memory of Mary to the Heart and Stroke Association or the Cancer Society.

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