At Parkwood Hospital, on Monday March 18th, 2019, Elizabeth Helen (Betty) Blair-Smith (Waters) of Strathroy, in her 84th year, survived by sister Mary Merner and Nancy Murray of London, sister-in-law Penny Watson of Windsor and brother-in-law Larry and his wife Jane Smith of Sarnia. Predeceased by her husband Everett (Spike) Smith (2008), sister-in-law Margie Martinak (1991) and step-son Lawrence Smith (2016). Beloved mother of Bonnie (Dan) Paquette of Val Caron, Elizabeth (Andrew) Forman of Kerwood, step-mother of Sharon (Dorlie) Clark of Strathroy, Dianne (Bob) Butler of Goderick, Len (Marta) Smith of Strathroy and Karen Smith of Inwood. Survived by 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. Proud graduate from the 1954 Teacher’s College, ending her long career of teaching from WG MacDonald School. Betty was a lover of theatre, playing bridge, reading, i-pad, travel, heritage, Canadian history, and most of all friends and family. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 22nd, 2019 from 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m. and 7:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 23rd at the funeral home at 11:00a.m. Interment to follow at Strathroy Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Parkinson’s Society of Canada. Online condolences and donations may be left at www.strathroyfuneralhome.com.
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