Ronald Smith

Obituary of Ronald Smith

SMITH, Ronald “Ron” – With his family by his side at Bluewater Health, Ron Smith died on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the age of 86.  Beloved husband and best friend of Ann.  Loving father of Stephen Smith & his wife Trish, Sarnia, Martin Smith & his wife Eileen, Camlachie and Stuart Smith, Sarnia.  Cherished grandfather of Daniel, Kelvin, David, Andrew (Laura), Megan (Jesse), Connor and Matthew (Helen).  Special great-grandfather of Brody, Liam, Kai and Finn. Predeceased by his granddaughter Ashley, daughter in-law Sue-Ellen Smith and his parents James & May Smith.  Born in Manchester, England, Ron immigrated with his family to Canada in 1974. Ron was a true gentleman with a sharp wit and wonderful sense of humour.  He was a smart dresser who was never seen without a tie. Ron was a Planning Engineer starting his own business, CMS in 1986.  He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, very active in his church and volunteered in many of the church ministries.   Ron was instrumental in initiating the game of rugby in several of the local schools. Friends will be received at the McKENZIE & BLUNDY FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTRE, 431. N. Christina St., Sarnia  on Tuesday, April 3rd from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Benedict’s Church on Wednesday, April 4th at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at  Our Lady of Mercy Cemetery.  As an expression of sympathy, friends who wish may send memorial donations to RayJon Share Care, P.O. Box 2482, Sarnia, N7T 7T1. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Palliative Care and special acknowledgments to Tiffany and Ellen. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com