SMITH, Joan Helen

September 12, 1933 – January 1, 2015

Joan was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta to Chester and Delia Miller. She led a varied and adventurous life despite having to overcome several health issues along the way. Joan passed away at Peace Arch Hospital on New Years Day. Predeceased by husband, Fred Smith, in 1988 and siblings Lloyd, Jim, Eileen, Shirley, Don and Dale.

Survived by Bob and Margaret. Mom will be greatly missed by her children Terri (Ian) Mankey, Mitzi (Dean) Faulks, Traci (Paul) Monchamp, Kent (Fiona) Smith and Lani Wilkinson: as well as 15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Joan retired from Canadian Airlines in 1994 but continued on with her passion for travel. She leaves behind many close and wonderful friends both old and new. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held on January 14 at 2:30 pm at Peace Portal Alliance, 15128-27B Ave., Surrey. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation or the BC Lung Association.

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