Peacefully with loving family members by her side at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, Jeanette Maria Soeder passed away at the age of 39.  Beloved wife and best friend of Steve. Loving mother to her three angels Jack, Mark and Alex. Cherished daughter of Co and Mathea DeGroot. Loved sister of Mike (Andrea) DeGroot and Chris (Angela) DeGroot. Dear daughter-in-law of Ron and Sylvia Soeder, and sister-in-law of Deb Mitchell, Cathy Gilkinson (George) and Brenda Elliott (Gary). Treasured aunt of Trevor, Logan, Carter, Kaden, Bethany, Addison, Jarrett, Samantha, Lisa, and Scott. Predeceased by her niece Alexa DeGroot.  Family and friends will be received on Friday, April 12, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, with prayers being offered at 2:00 p.m.  A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 1920 Wildwood Dr., Bright’s Grove. A private family interment will follow.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, St. Vincent de Paul, or Rayjon (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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