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Genevieve Smith

Genevieve Smith

Born In: Springdale, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: November 21st, 1925

Passed in: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: September 18th, 2018

SMITH, Genevieve – age 92. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Genevieve Smith in her 93rd year at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital on September 18th, 2018. She was the wife of the late Auldon Smith. Born in Springdale, Digby County on November 21,1925 she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Dorothy (Challoner) Mullen. She lived most of her life in Beaver River where she was a housekeeper and raised her family. She was a member of the Beaver River Baptist Church and a avid quilt maker. She was predeceased by her 5 brothers, Norman, Leslie, Willard, Lloyd, Edward and 2 sisters, Marguerite and Hazel. She is survived by her two children; Ellen (John) Nickerson Sandford; Archie (Heather) Smith , Beaver River; sisters Lillian, Yarmouth; Mildred, Moncton; Kathleen, Port Maitland and Irene in Truro; grandchildren; Buck Owen, Melody Deveau, Hanna Dugas, Tim and Carrie Smith, Amanda O’Blenis; great grandchildren, Andrew, Brandon and Kayla Deveau; Kylie and Emily Dugas, Graydon and Nelson Thibault, Nathaniel O’Blenis; and a great great-granddaughter, Olivia Deveau. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation was held Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 1 until funeral time at 2 P.M. all in Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Donald Moses officiated the service, interment followed in Port Maitland/Beaver River Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to the Beaver River Baptist Church or a charity of your choice. Our family wish to thank Cora and Mike from Gentle Care, the staff of Roseway Manor, The Meadows Home for Special Care, the staff on 3 South at Yarmouth Regional Hospital. Special thanks to Gilbert the resident cat, who kept her company when we were not there. She loved this cat more then anything. On-line condolences may be sent to: sweenysfh@eastlink.ca or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net
“When you are born you cry, and the world rejoices. When you die, you rejoice and the world cries”




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