Florella Smith

Obituary of Florella Smith

<h1>Florella Smith</h1> (nee Seiler) 1930 – 2008 It is with overwhelming sadness that the family of Florella shares in her passing on Wednesday, September 10, 2008. Lovingly and tenderly supported by her family at her side. Born in Monkton, Ontario on March 25, 1930. Mom will always be remembered for her strength and courage, and her selfless devotion to her family. Beautiful, gentle, kind and hospitable, she was an inspiration to all of us and will be deeply missed and forever in our hearts. She was also an active and devoted member of the Presbyterian Church. Loving wife to Cecil for 60 years. Devoted mother of Sandra Thomson and her husband Andrew of Parry Sound, Judith Lennox of Kitchener, Steven and his wife Mary of Wiarton, and Jeffrey and his wife Sue of Cambridge. Forever cherished grandma of Heather, David, Philip, Mary and Charles, and great-grandma of Emmet and Gareth, Brendan and Lindsay. Fondly remembered and respected by her brother, Leslie Seiler and sisters, Georgina Thomson, Doris Belland, Audrey Whitehead, Marion Cherney and Mary Gaffney, as well as by many friends. Florella is predeceased by her parents, Emmanuel Seiler and Ethel (nee Davidson). At Mom’s request, cremation has taken place and a private service will be held. Words of comfort for the family or donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association can be arranged through the Erb &amp; Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo, www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445. In living memory of Florella, a donation will be made to the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.