Obituary of Richard Harry Smith
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We are sad to announce that Richard, age 86, passed away at Halifax Infirmary, QEII on Monday, May 18, 2020. Born in Windsor, on July 4, 1933, he was a son of the late Frederick and Mary (Harvie) Smith. Richard is survived by his wife, Doreen (Ettinger); children, Barbara Broddy (Craig), Brian Smith (Valerie), and Karen Price (Stephen); and sister, Dorothy Smith. He was also very proud of his seven grandchildren, Joshua Smith (Mallory), Kathlyn Smith (Troy), Christopher Smith, Sophie Penner (Alex), Tessa Price, Meghan Broddy, Taylor Broddy, and step grandchildren, Janelle Marshall and Justin Marshall. Six great grandchildren, being Kenedi, Quinn, Haidyn, John, Mackenzie, Jack and Alice, were the apple of his eye. Richard will also be missed by his many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Richard was predeceased by his siblings Marie Whiston, Shirley Cornies, Leota Davison, Palmer Smith and Kenneth Smith. Richard was employed by the Minas Basin Pulp & Power in Hantsport for 36 years before retiring. For many years, Richard was involved as song leader at Glad Tidings and Dykeland Lodge in Windsor. For the past 20 years, Richard was a faithful adherent of Hantsport Baptist Church. He loved to play his guitar and sing gospel music both in his church and at local jams. Arrangements have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a private family interment will take place in Riverbank Cemetery, Hantsport, Rev. Jennifer Riley officiating. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Donations in memory of Richard may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca