Stationary Pic for Jean SmithSurrounded by her loving family, Jean Ellen Smith (Beswitherick) passed away on September 16, 2013.  Predeceased by her beloved husband “Jack” James Allan Smith (1994) and her parents Helen and Johnston Beswitherick. Loving mother of Colleen Stinson, Ken and Leah Smith. Doting Gram of her three ‘specials’, Kayla, Courtney and Kendra.  Sister of Doreen (Harold) Rhodes, Anne (Gord) McKnight, Doris (Tom) Steele, Kenneth (Jeanine) Beswitherick, and predeceased by her sister Margaret.  Jean will also be missed by many other relatives and friends.  Jean was a retired teacher and well known as “Auntie Jean” to many children throughout the years. Active in many church programs with Grace Anglican Church.  Dedicated volunteer at Alexander Place, Waterdown.  Cremation has taken place.  Visitation will be held at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N., Waterdown on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 where a Celebration of her life will be held on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 3 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service at GRACE ANGLICAN CHURCH, Waterdown at 4 p.m. with interment in the Churchyard Cemetery.  In Lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.  Please sign the Book of Condolence at

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