Margaret SMAIL

Margaret SMAIL

SMAIL, Margaret

Jan. 02, 1930 – Oct. 05, 2012

With deep sadness, we announce the passing of our Mother. Surrounded by family, Margaret passed away peacefully at Peace Arch Hospital.

Margaret Elizabeth was born in South Africa, married Robert, they were blessed with one son and three daughters.

The family moved to Toronto, Canada in 1976. Work commitments took the family to England where Margaret trained as a nurse before returning to Canada settling in North Vancouver and more recently South Surrey.

A naturally glamorous lady, with a pioneering spirit, always generous living her life by faith and sharing her enthusiasm for culture on many levels. Margaret was often known to quote a profound statement, find the right word, up dancing to the music, paragliding in her 70’s, making trips abroad up until last year.

Margaret found an interest in everything from a flower in the garden to current politics – many would remember the long conversations until the early hours. Her family, good friends and also anyone she met would be enchanted by her joyful attitude to life and most of all she loved to laugh.

Sadly Robert and one of her daughters’, Laurel, passed away but Margaret took comfort in her remaining children, Lyle, Grant and Meryll and also her 7 grandchildren.

A Service will be held at St Marks Anglican Church, 12953 20th Avenue, Surrey on Friday 12th October at 3pm.

Donations can be made in her memory to Peace Arch Hospital Foundation – 604 535-4520


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