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Edith Mary (Shennan) Smiley

May 9, 1924 ~ February 18, 2019 (age 94)

Smiley, Edith Mary 

(nee Shennan) 

Peacefully on Monday, February 18, 2019 at the age of 94.  Beloved wife of the late Sleaman “Sam” Smiley. Loving mother of Ian (Eleanor), Bruce, and Warren (Barbara). Proud grandmother of Roseanne, Dillon, Marina, and Sheena Smiley.  Dear sister of Betty Shennan (dec.), Elsie Cowell (nee Shennan), Ruth Leach (nee Shennan) (dec.), and Grace Shennan (dec.) 

Edith will be fondly remembered for her kindness and generosity, her sense of humour, and her strength in raising her family alone after her husband passed away. She was also noted for her chic personal style and her highly successful entertaining. 

Interment of ashes for both Edith and Betty will be held at St. John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, 325 Sandhill Road, South March, on Saturday, May 4, at 1pm, 2019. A memorial service for both sisters will be held at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Rd (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd) at 2pm the same day, followed immediately by a reception.   

For those who wish, please consider a memorial donation in Edith’s memory to the Canadian Arthritis Society. Condolences, tributes and donations may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com. 

Donations may be made to:

Canadian Arthritis Society
885 Meadowlands Dr E Suite 300, Ottawa ON K2C 0K3
Web: https://arthritis.ca/

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