Alexander SMITH

SMITH, Alexander Bruce, born February 09, 1921, in North Vancouver. B.C., passed away peacefully Dec. 14, 2010 in White Rock, B.C. Predeceased by his wife, Ivy and son, Alan. He is lovingly remembered by his daughters Carol (Don) and Rene (Perry); son Dave; 5 grandchildren (Steve, Krissy, Mike, Josh, Erin), and 8 great grandchildren (Alexander, Elisa, Aline, Daniel, Keanna, Tevin, Liam and Mila), and 3 step-grandchildren (Luke, Joel, Joanna) and their parents, Eileen and Rick Bentley, his loving companion Rhoda Mitchell, 2 brothers George (Joan) and Bill (Pat), nieces, nephews, many relatives and good friends. He lived in North Van until 1957 when the family moved to the White Rock area. He was a World War ll veteran, then worked for the B.C. Hydro gas division until retirement. He was, all his life, an avid sportsman and coach, in particular golf, badminton, curling, bowling, and lawn bowling. He loved family traditions and gatherings and will be greatly missed by all.In lieu of flowers a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of choice would be greatly appreciated. A celebration of Alex’s life will be held at First United Church 15385 Semiahmoo Ave., White Rock on Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 2:00 P.M.

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