Smith, Reginald Orde

Passed peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Windsor Regional Hospital. Best friend and loving husband of Margaret “Maggie” for 66 years. Loving father of Gregory (late Lissa – 2003), Terry, Gerry (Lucille), Brian, Randy (Michelle) and Laurie Ducharme (late Ken – 2005). Adored grandpa of 15 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Iris Kennedy (late Doug), late Ellis (Carol), Merle, Shirley Craig (Bill) and Jackie Thompson (Jim). Reg served with the Canadian Army Service Corps and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br. #201. After 34 years of service he retired from Brewers Warehousing in 1984. He was also a member of the Grantham Optimist Club, a longtime member of Wildwood Golf Club and a fourth degree knight with the Knights of Columbus Holy Name Council #3305. Visiting at The Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Monday from 2-5 and 7-9 pm and on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex from 9:30 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Fr. Robert Rocheleau officiating. Cremation to follow. Parish Prayers Monday 3 pm. Royal Canadian Legion Service Monday 7:15 p.m. followed K of C prayers at 7:30 p.m. Memorial Donations made to the Royal Canadian Legion Br #201 Poppy Fund would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their memories at

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