SMOLDERS: Frank. A resident of R.R.# 3 Ridgetown, Frank Smolders died peacefully at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Thursday May 31, 2012. Born in Harwich Township 83 years ago, son of the late Frank & Jenny Smolders. Beloved husband of 38 years to Jeanette (Tourangeau) Smolders. Loving brother of Anna Jushkevich & her husband David of Mississauga, Leo Smolders and his wife Joanne of Chatham, and the late Joe Smolders. Dear brother-in-law of Janet Smolders of London. Frank will be fondly remembered by several nieces and nephews and their families. He farmed his whole life in Howard Township, and was a long time member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Ridgetown. Family will receive friends at the McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown on Sunday 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Ridgetown on Monday June 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Pierre Wood celebrant. Interment to follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Blenheim. Memorial donations to Alzheimers Society or the Lung Association appreciated. Online condolences may be left at McKinlay Funeral Home 76 Main Street East Ridgetown, Ontario 519-674-3141

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