SMITH, Phyllis Rose (nee King)
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Passed away peacefully on December 4th, 2019 in her 99th year at Northland Pointe, Port Colborne, Ontario. Wife of the late Norman Smith (2009) of Cayuga. Phyllis was born in London England to Henry and Elizabeth King on January 3, 1921. During WWII she met and married Norman on August 16, 1942. In 1946, Phyllis came across the ocean to York, Ontario, Canada as a war bride along with their son Ken (born in 1943), as Norman remained in England to return wartime offices back to civilian use. At the time of her death Phyllis was one of Canada’s oldest war brides. Phyllis is the beloved mother of Ken (deceased 2003)/ Marilyn Smith, Linda/ John Makey, Joe Smith, John Smith, and Philip Smith. Loved grandmother of Greg (April) Smith, Dan (Kathy-Jo) Smith, John (Lisa) Makey, Sarah (Garfield) Williams, Adam (Caitlyn) Makey, Christine Smith, Mat (Ashley) Smith, Kathlene Smith, Charlene Smith, Mitchell Smiley, Crystal Smith, Shane (Jillian) Metcalfe. Great Grandmother of Courtney Smith, Caleb Smith, Mercedez Smith, Jamie Smith, Spencer Smith, John Makey, Scott Verbeek, Harrison Makey, Oliver Makey, Malik Abderamane, Cole Smith, Gavin Smith, Logan Blazek, Nicolas Smith, Ella Smith, Alannah Atwell, Colton Thomas, Cameron Thomas, McKenzie Metcalfe, Cash Metcalfe, and Sunny Metcalfe. Great Great Grandmother of Quinn Morris and Cayde Eggett. A very dear and loved Aunt to Barbara and Denis Hill of Royston England, and their children: Keith, Siobhan, Christopher, and Vanessa. She will be missed by her husband’s siblings John, Doris, Dorothy, and Earl (Linda), and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her sisters Liz King and Tilly Hardy, and brothers Harry King and Bill King, all of England. Visitation for family and friends will be Monday December 9, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the Miller Funeral Chapel, Cayuga, Ontario followed by the service in the chapel on Tuesday, December 10 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and the Canadian Cancer Society. The family would like to thank the staff at Northland Pointe (Bayview Heights) for their compassionate care.