Florence Lillian (Smith) Forbes
FORBES, FLORENCE LILLIAN (SMITH) – It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Florence Lillian (Smith) Forbes, on Friday, July 13, 2012 at the Saint John Regional Hospital, wife of the late Stanley Gordon Forbes. Born in Saint John on April 22, 1923 she was a daughter of the late Mayes Case and Charlotte Lillian (Vincent) Smith. Florence loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, who brought her so much joy. Florence worked for the Bank of Nova Scotia for many years. Florence is survived by her children, Susan Marie Dole of Quispamsis, Gordon Stewart Forbes of Calgary, AB and Nancy Olive Forbes-Kerrigan (John Kerrigan) of Saint John; five grandchildren, Eric Gordon Vaughan (Kathryn), Jonathan Seth Vaughan (Aleisha), Margaret Nancy Dole (Sean Wheeler), Elizabeth Anne Kerrigan (Steven Hall) and Veronica Rose Kerrigan; four great-grandchildren, Stanley Gordon Vaughan, Lillian Grace Vaughan, Olivia Marie Grant and Seth Robert Allan Vaughan; two brothers, Stewart Smith of Saint John and Roy Thompson (Lois) of Moncton; one sister, Olive Bryden (Fred) of Douglas Harbour; several nieces and nephews. Florence was predeceased by her parents, husband and three brothers, Rev. Lloyd Smith, Ronald Smith and Arnold Smith.
Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424) with visiting on Wednesday, July 18, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. A funeral service will be held from Brenan’s Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 12:00 noon. Interment in Cedar Hill Extension Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to Camp Rotary, Brigadoon Children’s Camp or any charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Please place online condolences and remembrances at www.BrenansFH.com