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SMART, John (Jack)

Passed away on January 4, 2014 at the age of 91. John is survived by sons Rick (Jo), Greg (Beverley); daughters Eleanor (Dwayne), Cathie (Danny), Debbie (Mel); grandchildren David (Katherine), Derek (Leah), Janna (Ken), Jered (Lisa), Chad (Jessica), Jeffrey, Corrie (Sky); great grandchildren Jessa, Cheyanne, Nicolas, Kalon, Riley, Trinity and Alexandra; and sister in law Joyce Bruce of Moose Jaw. He is predeceased by his loving wife, Beth Smart. Born and raised in Tuxford, SK, John and Beth were married in 1944. They moved to Kelowna in 1974 where they built their dream home in the Rutland Bench area. John worked for Winters Heating and Plumbing. After retirement he enjoyed square dancing and car trips. He also enjoyed visits from his grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at the Idabel Unit of Village of Mill Creek for the care and attention given to John. If desired, donations may be made to the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3. A Memorial Service will be held at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm. For those wishing to send a condolence, photos or share memories, may do so by scrolling down this page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”




Friday, January 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm

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Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3


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The service for SMART, John (Jack) is scheduled for Friday, January 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • wendy johnston says:

    Greg… my heart goes out to you. It is never a good time to have someone make their transition. Godspeed to your dad, warm light and love to your heart.

  • Bill & Rose Baggett says:

    Dear Smart Family,

    We are thinking of you at this difficult time and our heartfelt sympathy is with you. We Wish you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold in your hearts forever.

    With warmth,
    Bill & Rose Baggett

  • Norm Sandvik says:

    Greg, Bev and family. My sincere condolences in the loss of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Brenda Humphrey (nee Lojek) says:

    I have wonderful memories of my youth spent down in Kingsway park at the Smart home with Debbie and “Red” and family. So very sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. As always Ken and Brenda (nee Lojek) Humphrey

  • Jered Sisetsky says:

    Grandpa you will be missed very much and always loved. Wish I could be there to say goodbye ….

  • Jered Sisetsky says:

    Grandpa you will be missed by all of us . Dwayne Jered and Lisa ..

  • Bonnie (Lowe) Trumbley says:

    Cathie & the Smart family
    I was very sorry to hear of your dads passing. Thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.

  • Wendy Pratt Stevenson says:

    Rick & family:

    So sorry to read of your Dad’s passing. Thoughts and best wishes to you and your family Rick.

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