After a courageous battle with cancer, Jean Marie Sole (nee Copland) passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at Sumac Lodge, at the age of 84. Loving mother of Brenda (nee James) (Tom) Richardson of Edmonton, Dawn (nee James) (Kevin) Alberts of Chatham, Deb Frappier (Richard Wright), and Brad Sole (Carol Hayward). Jean will be greatly missed by her seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Donald and Eleanor Copland of London, Joyce and Phil Strople of Woodslee, Bonnie and Art Funnell of Mississauga and Mal Copland of Windsor. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, August 12, 2012, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SMITH FAMILY CENTRE, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. At the family’s request, please refrain from wearing any fragrances or colognes for the visitation and funeral. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2012, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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