We Remember

SMITH, Elizabeth Winnifred (nee Peters)

Died peacefully July 22, 2015. Beth leaves her daughter Lynn Deering and her beloved son-in-law Bill Deering; step grandchild David (Jodi) of Surrey, BC; step great grandchildren James and Jenna Deering of Surrey, and Spencer and Bronte Deering of Nanaimo BC.


She was predeceased by her loving husband James Earl Smith, parents Jack and Winnie Peters of Oyama, brother Rob (Helen) also of Oyama, and step grandson Rick (Laurie) of Nanaimo.


Beth was born in Vernon on August 9, 1920 and lived in Oyama until moving to Victoria to enter nurses training at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. After graduating she and her husband moved to Vancouver where they lived until his death. Eventually Beth returned to Oyama taking over her deceased parents’ property. Of late years she was a resident of the Lake Country Manor.


Funeral Services will be held at 10 am, August 2, 2015 during the regular Sunday service at St. David’s Presbyterian Church located at 271 Snowsell Street, Kelowna. The Reverend Gordon Haynes officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. David`s Presbyterian Church roof restoration fund or to the charity of your choice.

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.”




10 am, August 2, 2015

St. David's Presbyterian Church

Share with Others:

Share on Facebook
Share Via Email

St. David's Presbyterian Church roof restoration fund or to the charity of your choice


Service Information

Service Details

The service for SMITH, Elizabeth Winnifred (nee Peters) is scheduled for 10 am, August 2, 2015 . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

St. David's Presbyterian Church

271 Snowsell Street Kelowna, BC


Special Requests:


Funeral Pointers:



  • Sharon clark says:

    Lynn, I am sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. May you find comfort in knowing that you cared for her well in her later years.

  • Barry, Val & Alex Garding says:

    We share in the joy of having known Beth and will be looking forward to seeing her again when we all meet with our Lord and Saviour in Heaven. May God pour out a blessing on you and your family as our thought are with you all.

    My Condolences, Barry

  • Lucia Sheel says:

    Dear Beth, Every time I saw your Mum she was kind and friendly to me. I understand God to remember and resurrect such people. I will be happy to cross paths with Beth again. You can be confident you did a really good job of supporting her and being a great daughter, Beth, and son-in-law, Bill, just the best! I feel for you while you grieve, please come see me at L’Isola Bella for hugs and comfort food when you can. Love, Lucia

Leave a Condolence Message for the Family

» To share your condolence on this page please fill out the requested fields.
» If you have a photo to share, please do so as families appreciate it. To share a photo (please note, just one photo per condolence please), click the 'Choose File' button and select a photo from your computer.
» Once you are done, click the 'Share' button.
» Your email is never published or shared. Your name and email are both required.

NOTE: all messages will go through an administrative process before being posted.