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C. Reid Smith

C. Reid Smith, 92, of Coverdale, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Coverdale, he was the son of the late Neil and Evelyn (Keiver) Smith.

He lived his entire life in Coverdale and attended the Coverdale United Church.

Reid was the last surviving member of his immediate family and was predeceased by his brother, Jack and three sisters, Beryl, Margaret and Ruby.

He was a dairy farmer and later operated a horse stable and was a member of the Wesleyan Union Cemetery Board.

Reid was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mildred (Steeves); two daughters, Diane Hamer and Nancy Jones (Tom); four grandchildren, Jennifer Giffard (Bob), Scott Hamer (Bonnie), Kevin Jones (Cheryl) and Emily Jones; three adored great–grandchildren, Maddy, Max and Bennett; as well as several nieces and nephews.

By personal request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. There will be a private family burial at Wesleyan Union Cemetery. Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858–1995) in care of arrangements.

In Reid’s memory, a donation to the Wesleyan Union Cemetery or to a memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
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