John Ernest Smith

Smith, John (Jack) Ernest

February 24, 1917 – February 3, 2007

Smith – John (Jack) Ernest will be lovingly remembered by his partner, Sereine Caudwell; his two daughters: Cheryl (Jerry) Horel and Patty (Wayne) Forman, all of Victoria and his son, Bob (Jeanette) Smith of Houston, TX. John will also be missed by his five grandchildren; his brother, Mike Cowell of Vancouver and also Marjorie Smith. John was predeceased by his wife of 35 years, Joyce Muriel Smith; his brothers, Walter and Nicholas and his sisters, Anne and Mary.

John arrived in the Comox Valley in 1957. He was an electrical inspector for the BC Gov’t for over 25 years. He was a longtime member of the Comox Golf Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoor life in the Valley. A Celebration of John’s life will be held on Friday, February 9, 2007 at Piercy’s – Mt. Washington Funeral Home, 440 England Avenue, Courtenay at 1:00p.m. with Rev. Brandon officiating. Interment to follow at Mission Hill, Courtenay Civic Cemetery. If friends so desire, a donation may be made in John’s memory to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, 2137 Comox Avenue, Comox, BC V9M 1P2.