Smith, Carol1SMITH (Nee Stirling), Carol Marie, a resident of Ridgetown, is now resting in the arms of Jesus after passing away on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance at the age of 72. Dear daughter of the late Eugene & Edith Stirling (Cleave). Beloved wife to Gary Burke. Loving mother of Carolyn Glasier, of Chatham, Maureen (Chris) Kelly, of Burlington, Suzanne (Michael) Williamson, of Oakville and Michael Smith (Kendra), of Calgary. Cherished grandmother to Samuel, Amanda, Connor, Hannah, Julia, Tanner, Will, Hayden, Carson and Harlyn. Dear sister to Barbara Hillman (Douglas), of Tilbury and Neil (Kim) Stirling, of Chatham. Carol is survived by several nieces and nephews. Carol loved her family and cherished her grandchildren. Carol was well loved and loved well. Family to receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, on Sunday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, July 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Donna Green officiating. Interment to follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Tilbury. Donations in memory of Carol to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance-ICU would be greatly appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be left at

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