Died peacefully a C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Born in Chatham the son of the late Lester and Jean Smith. LAURAL SMITH, of Petrolia, in his 83rd year. Laural will be missed by his wife of 63 years Marilyn (nee Davis). He was a loving father of Sandra and her husband John Marchand and Phil Smith and his wife Brenda Struyf. He was a loved grandfather to Mike and Trudy Marchand, Christine and Kelly Dodge, Stephen Marchand, Jill and Jeff Swartz, and Ryan and Annie Smith, and great grandfather to Scott, Sarah, Madison, Mason, Marisa, Aidan, Rylie, Emily, and Kailyn. He is also survived by his sister Joyce and her husband Joe Breynaert. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place and entombment will be held in Lakeview Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made C.E.E. Hospital Foundation (Continuing Care). Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.
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