Smith, Clifford George of St. Thomas, passed away on Wednesday, November 7th, 2012, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 87th year. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn (Laffin) Smith (July, 2008) and dearly loved father of David George Smith of Pettawawa and Linda Rose and her husband Dale Pitcher of St. Thomas. Loved grandfather of Tina Dawn Rachael Pitcher and Wesley Steven Sean Pitcher. Dear brother of Ruth Johns of Halifax and brother-in-law of Inez O’Toole of St. Thomas. Predeceased by 2 sisters Margaret and Irene and 4 brothers Charles, Reginald, Douglas and Sidney. Sadly missed by a number of nieces, nephews and cousins. Cliff was born in Halifax, N.S. on May 22nd , 1926, the son of the late Samuel and Beatrice (Walters) Smith. He served 37 years in the Medical Corps of the Armed Forces. He was a Korean War Veteran (1951-1952), served in Egypt with the U.N. Emergency Force (1963-1964), and served in Germany with NATO 1967. He also served with the Corps of Commissionaires.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home on Friday from 7-9 p.m. Interment to follow in St. Thomas Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to Pets Friends for Life or Animal Aide.