Peacefully at Vision Nursing Home as she slept, the family of Cynthia May Smith wishes to announce her passing on Monday, July 14, 2014, at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Bryan Joseph Smith (1973) of Sarnia. Loving mother of Geoffrey Smith of Sarnia. Survived by sister Muriel Davies of England and brother Chuck (Pat) Morris of Ajax. Loving aunt to Susan Nakamura and her family of Pickering, Ontario. Born on April 26, 1923, into what would be a family of 13. Cynthia survived two home bombings in WWII. She immigrated to Canada with her husband Bryan in 1953, settling with friends and family in Sarnia and adopting Canada as their life home. Cynthia will be remembered for her spirit and independence which empowered her life direction and survival skills during her 91 years on earth. Cremation has taken place. There will be no formal visitation. The family will attend a private dedication ceremony at a future time. Arrangements have been entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia (smithfuneralhome.ca). The family wishes to thank the 3rd Floor caregivers at Vision Nursing Home for their care and support, as well as Dr. Muhunthan for his talents and skill that provided Cynthia with comfort in her final days of life. In lieu of flowers or condolences, sympathy may be expressed simply by initiating a positive gesture to those less fortunate in her memory. She would enjoy that far more than any material or financial contribution.