SMITH, Ethel Marion (nee Post)

Peacefully at Valley Manor, Barry’s Bay on January 12, 2017 in her 79th year after a long battle with the effects of a stroke, diabetes and multiple sclerosis. Ethel will be missed by her children Mary Susan, Charles, Amy Jo, Kelly Ann (Mike Stainton) and Kevin. She is the cherished grandma of Alicia, Victoria and Emma Stainton. Ethel was predeceased by her parents Mary Susan “Mayme” (Roche) and Albert Post and her brother David and his wife Bernice. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Friends may call at the Heubner Funeral Home in Barry’s Bay on Friday, January 20 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Lawrence O’Toole on Saturday, January 21 at 10:30 a.m. Spring Interment will take place at St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in Killaloe. Many thanks to Dr. Jason Malinowski and the amazing staff at the Valley Manor Nursing Home for their wonderful care of mom and their patience over the 14 years she was a resident there. We will be forever grateful for your compassion and understanding. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the MS Society of Canada or the Valley Manor would be greatly appreciated by the family.