Smith Ronald0002Suddenly following a brief illness on Thursday December 13, 2012 at the General & Marine Hospital, Collingwood in his 71st year.  Ron of Collingwood, beloved husband of the late Connie for over 45 years.  Loving father of Jim (Val), Marlene Smith, Doug (Cristina) and Lesley (Brian Neil).  Cherished grandfather of Katrina, Nathan, Ashley, Brooke, Tyler, Tori, Tess, Devlin and Liland and to great grandsons Carter and Emmett.  Dear brother of Donna (Ray Hogg), Bill Smith and Bert (Wendy) Smith.  Dear brother-in-law of Debbie (Scot Gosnell), Bill DeBoard and Susan Mohns.  Ron will be missed by his ten nieces and nephews, his extended family and his many dear friends.  Friends will be received at the Carruthers & Davidson Funeral Home – Stayner Chapel, 7313 Highway 26, Stayner on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m..  Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Monday December 17, 2012 at 1 o’clock.  Spring interment Creemore Union Cemetery.  If desired, remembrances to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Canadian Cancer Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by Ron’s family.  For further information and to sign the Book of Memories, log on to

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