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Obituary for Bessie G. Smith (Howes)

Bessie G.  Smith (Howes)
Passed away peacefully at Dufferin Oaks on Thursday, November 12, 2015 in her 93rd year. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Loving mother of Clinton & Arlene and the late Edward. Proud grandmother of Brad, Paul (Lisa), Christina (Jon), the late Douglas, Eryn (Imraan) and Trevor (Rachelle) and great-grandmother of Lauren, Jordan, Luke, Alexander and Jackson. Dear sister of Olive and Marie (Frank). Predeceased by 4 brothers and 4 sisters.
Friends and family will be received at the Jack & Thompson Funeral Home on Monday from 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Interment at Shelburne Cemetery. If desired, donations to Dufferin Oaks or Trinity United Church would be appreciated.
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