Sep 23, 1925 – Mar 18, 2018
Christina Mary Smith passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at the age of 92.
Predeceased by her loving husband Ted Smith; parents Samual and Christina Ramsden; brothers Sam, Len, Don, and Jim Ramsden; daughters-in-law Carolyne Dobie-Smith and Pat Bell; and son-in-law Al Werner.
She is survived by her children: Eddy Smith, Peggy Woodske (Denis Vincent), David (Linda) Smith, Kathy (Bob) Matlock, and Ken (Angela) Smith; grandchildren: Deanne (Jeff), Tanya (Bob), Daryl (Jillian), Candice (Matthew), Stefanie (Brandon), Mallory (Kyle), Krisandra (Jay), Cooper, David, Bobby (Rebecca), Jonathan, Courtney, Renee (Calvin), and Chris (Tracey); 15 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and sisters-in law Pat Ramsden and Ann Ramsden.
Christina was born in Vancouver, BC on September 23, 1925, to parents Samual and Christina. She worked as a telephone operator before marrying the love of her life, Ted, in 1949. Christina and Ted moved their family to Port Alberni in 1962, where she worked in the family owned jewelry store until it closed in 1983. Christina then worked in the family owned Smith’s General Store at the Quay until 1987.
She was also very involved in the community and was a lifetime member of the West Coast General Hospital Auxiliary. Mom was a loving and devoted mother to her five children and will be dearly missed by all.
Thank you to the staff at Echo Village for their kind and loving care they provided Christina.
A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or a charity of your choice.
Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca
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