We Remember

Smith, Rose Doris Ann (Lynes)

January 25, 1920 — September 7, 2011

A.K.A. “The Baroness of Baron Road”

Rose lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at Kelowna Hospice House with her daughter by her side.  Predeceased by her husband Edward, of 58 years; son-in-law Tony van Houttum; grandson Daniel van Houttum; sister Phyllis; brothers Ted and Tom.  Forever loved and remembered by her daughter Rosemary van Houttum, son Peter (Sonja) Smith, grandchildren: Bonnie (Al) Derksen of Kelowna, Tony (Janice) van Houttum of Surrey, BC, Michelle (Reinhard) Kapelle of Kelowna, Sarah (Tony) Cavello of West Vancouver and Anne Emms of Vancouver.  Rose was blessed to be called Gran the Great by Curt (Michelle) Derksen, Jenn (Eric) McKay, Tim Derksen, Ashley van Houttum, Emily Kapelle, Nati van Houttum, Kaleigh van Houttum, Matthew Kapelle, Stephanie Kapelle, Cassidy van Houttum, Kolby van Houttum, Paul Cavello and Eric Cavello.  Rose would have become a Great-Great Gran in early October if time had been on her side.  She is survived by her sister, Lou (Jack) of England, nieces and nephews and numerous friends in Canada.  A Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm in the Springfield Funeral Home Family Center.  A very special thank-you to Dr. Cosmann, Dr. Ellard and the caring team of the Ethel Street Hospice House.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Rose Smith’s name to the Ethel Street Hospice House, the CNIB, or BC Lung Association would be greatly appreciated.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home Family Centre

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The service for Smith, Rose Doris Ann (Lynes) is scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2011 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 Family Centre

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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