SMITH, Marion Henrietta (née Taylor), of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, in her 85th year.  Beloved wife for 55 years to the late John James “Jack” Smith (Aug. 3, 2012).  Dearly loved mother of Doreen John (Michael), and Jackie Smith, all of St. Thomas.  Step-mother of the late Bruce Smith (2007).  Special grandmother to Ryan John (Susie), Joe Smith, Sarah Waite (Cameron), Ashley Buczkowski (Andrew), Mallory Stacey (Robert), Bradley Smith, and Christine Dimitruk.  She is also survived by her great grandchildren, several sisters-in-law, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Marion was born in Tilbury, ON, February 27, 1933, the youngest daughter of the late Mary Jane (née Green) and Wilbert Clarence Taylor.  She was the last surviving member of her own immediate family, having been predeceased by many sisters and brothers.  During her life, she lived and worked in Tilbury, Chatham, Toronto, and St. Thomas where she retired from Bathurst Containers.  A private family graveside service was held at Elmdale Memorial Park, St. Thomas.  Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario will be gratefully acknowledged.  Arrangements entrusted to the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).

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