ELIZABETH ESTHER SMITH

SMITH, Elizabeth “Betty” Esther (nee Ferrie) of Summerland BC passed away peacefully in Oliver BC on September 23, 2015 at the age of 89. Remembered and sadly missed by her loving step-daughter Linda Smith (Buddy Phipps) of Athabasca AB, step-son-in-law Carl Loehle of Red Deer AB; step-grandchildren Aretha Smith of Calgary AB, Serita Smith (Kwasi Aduse-Poku) of Calgary AB; Clara Hogenson (Dwayne) of Cardston AB; Donna Hicks (Darrel) of Lacombe AB; Edward Loehle of Edmonton AB; Elizabeth “Beth” Loehle of Red Deer AB; numerous step-grandchildren and great-great step-grandchildren, nephew Ian Ferrie (Jeannie MacDonald) of Kimberly BC; nieces Kate Reston (Ian) of Victoria BC and Heather Ferrie of Victoria BC, great nieces, great nephews, and numerous friends. Predeceased by her loving husband Frederick Albert Smith, step-daughters Connie Loehle and Judith Thompson, step-granddaughter Michelle Thompson, mother and father, Richard and Jean Ferrie, brothers Ron (Emmie) Ferrie and James (Hamish) (Edith) Ferrie. Betty graduated from the Royal Jubilee School of Nursing in April of 1949 and was employed until her retirement as a Public Health Nurse serving in Summerland and Kelowna areas. Betty and Fred were married in Summerland on October 3, 1958 and they moved to Kelowna in 1962. Betty was an active member of her Church, and also of Abbeyfield Houses Society of Kelowna, Kelowna Genealogical Society, the Kelowna Stagette Club, and Silver Tips Trefoil Guild. Betty moved back to Summerland in 2003. Betty was a very active participant and volunteer in her community and will be sadly missed. A Memorial Service will be held on October 2, 2015 at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 9311 Prairie Valley Road, Summerland BC at 10:00 am, with Rev. Rick Paulin officiating. Interment will follow at St. Andrews Anglican Cemetery in Kelowna. In Betty’s honour, memorial tributes may be made to Owaissi Anglican Camp PO Box 24031 Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9H2. Condolences may be sent to the family through

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