Harold Smith – formerly of Atwood and Listowel, passed away peacefully at Knollcrest Lodge, Milverton on Friday August 10, 2018 at the age of 85. Harold was a member of Calvary United Church, Listowel, a former Steward and Elder of Atwood United Church and a former member of the Atwood Lions Club. He was a past president of Perth County Junior Farmers, a former member of the Listowel Junior Farmers, enjoyed singing in a gospel quartet and will be remembered for his love of gardening.
Beloved husband for 58 years of Joan (Monteith) Smith. Loving father of Brad (Mary), Scott (Paula) and Bonnie (Rob) McLaren. Special grandpa of Curtis (Alysia), Jillian (Cody), Jennifer (Bryan), Carolyn (Winston), Katelyn (Nic), Greg (Erin), Corie, Jordan and great-grandpa of Lucas, Zachary, Grace, Lilly, Nolan and Ellie. Dear brother of Clare (Joanne). Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews and cousins.
Predeceased by his parents Silas and Florence (Mayburry) Smith and his best gardening friend John Diniz.
Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Sunday August 12 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Harold’s life will be held at Calvary United Church, Listowel on Monday August 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Brian Hymers officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to:
Mennonite Central Committee
203 - 50 Kent Ave.
Kitchener, ON N2G 3R1
Calvary United Church
150 Binning Street
Listowel, ON N4W 1G3
London Health Sciences Foundation
747 Base Line Road E.
London, ON N6C 9Z9
would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the funeral home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.