Henry “Hein” Smit

September 17, 2019
Henry was born in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, in 1930. He passed away at home in South Surrey on September 17, 2019.
Henry is predeceased by his wife, Mary “Toos”, in 2004.
Survived by and keenly missed by his daughters: Mary, Kathleen (Doug), Joanne Brocklebank (Mike), Frances (Nigel), Grandchildren: Janean Kinnear (Andrew), Alex Brocklebank (Cory), Chris Brocklebank and Great Grandchildren Brooklynn, Brianna and Dillon Kinnear. Also survived by and sadly missed by his sisters, Betsy Elders and Fien Reijns (Rein) and brother Geert (Jacqueline), Mary’s brother Theo van Neerven (Ans) and many other relatives and friends in both Canada and the Netherlands including Fern Crossman.
Predeceased by his brother Joop, sister Marietje van der Linde, Annie de Haan and Nollie as well as by Mary’s brother, Nol van Neerven and her sister Tonnie Giesbers.
Henry will be laid to rest next to Mary at the Gardens of Gethsemane, Surrey, BC at a private family service.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the charity of your choice.

 Dignity Memorial


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