PYETTE - photoinmemorycard2It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Edward (Ted) Albert Pyette, born November 5th, 1941, who passed away peacefully at age 71.  Beloved husband and companion for 52 years of Evelyn. Loving father of Allan (Joanne) Pyette, Debbie (Kevin) Kemmis, Brenda (Dennis) Douwes, Cheryl VanHuizen (friend of John VanHuizen) and Julie Matthews (Scott Horsburg). Cherished grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Sally (the late Les) Newman, Mary-Lou (Mark) Nickels, Grace (Mark) Folan, Joella (the late Bill) Nickels and Kathie Mills and sister-in-law Rachelle Pyette. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Charles and Elsie Pyette, brother Tom Pyette, sister Jeanette Morreau and very good friend Wilfred Shawkence.  Ted was a dedicated employee of Esso Sarnia for 37 years and a devoted provider for his family. His greatest joys in life were winter getaways to Florida and camping in the summer with family and friends. He was very well known as a young hearted, humorous individual whose cherished memories will be long-lived in the hearts of those who knew him.
Family and friends will be received on Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Cremation will follow.  In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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