It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of  Stephen Robert Tait on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at the age of 29. His love of animals, nature, and care of children will forever reflect his memory as a kind and compassionate man. Stephen touched many lives with his sense of humour and willingness to help those who needed him. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Beloved son of Robert and Lynn Tait. Cherished grandson of Norma Tait (late Kenneth) and Marie Fraser (Toronto). Loving nephew of Cheryl and Ken Pelkie and Gwen Tait (Calgary). Remembered by his cousins Jeff (Deanna), Dawn, Karen (Art) Pelkie, Andrea Tait (Jake), Alison Tait, and Great uncle Norman and family. Predeceased by his uncle Douglas. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, November 4, 2012, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., and on Monday, November 5, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5, 2012, at Smith Funeral Home. Interment of ashes to follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia & District Humane Society or the Inn of the Good Shepherd (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Memories and condolences may be sent online at http://www.smithfuneralhome.ca/

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