Smith N_001SMITH, Norma Leah (nee James) – Beloved wife, sister, aunt and friend passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospital, London, on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at the age of 76.  Born on December 15th, 1937 at Victoria Hospital in London, Ontario. She graduated from Sir Adam Beck Secondary School. On December 5th, 1959 she married her life partner, William (Bill) Smith, and they settled in West London. She worked for the London Life Insurance Company for 37 years. Norma was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority (Chi Master Chapter), where she developed many lasting friendships, gathered regularly to learn new things and support various types of charitable organizations. Norma is survived by her husband Bill, two brothers Colin and Glenn and sisters-in-law Jackie and Beth. She was preceded in death by her parents Thelma and Edward James. Private family service will be held with interment at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. In support of Norma’s dedication to Golden Retriever rescue, donations can be forwarded to The Canadian Golden Retriever Adoption Service Inc., P.O. Box 31026, Barrie, ON L4N 0B3. Online condolences may be made at

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