John Alexander Smeltzer
Lieu de naissance : New Glasgow, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada
Date de naissance : 15 septembre 1956
Lieu de décès : Halifax, Nouvelle Ecosse, Canada
Date de décès : 5 mai 2012
WESTVILLE/LAKESIDE – John Alexander Smeltzer, 55, Lakeside, formerly of Westville, passed away peacefully, May 5, 2012 in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII, Halifax, surrounded by family.
Born in New Glasgow, he was a son of the late Thomas Augustus and Blanche Evelyn (Boutlier) Smeltzer. John was employed with Otter Lake Waste Processing & Disposal Facility for the past seven years. In earlier years, he had been employed with C.F. Dickson Forest Products and Lawson Cook. He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors, hunting, fishing and walking in the woods. John loved his family.
Surviving are sisters, Betty (Ben) Sauntry, New Glasgow; Anne (Mike) Ramsey, Calgary, Alta.; Esther (Bill) Lafferty, Trenton; Beverly (Glen) Rogers, Puslinch, Ont.; Rene Smeltzer (Morris McGucy), Gravenhurst, Ont.; Darlene Smeltzer (James Dean), Trenton; brothers, Gary (Phyllis), Union Centre; Stewart (Ruby), Vancouver Island, B.C.; Ardie, Halifax; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive visitors 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday in P. & K. MacDonald Funeral Home, New Glasgow from where funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel with Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson presiding. Interment will be in Birch Hill Cemetery, Rocklin.
Donations may be made in John’s memory to Canadian Diabetes Association. www.pkmacdonald.ca