Mary Ellen SMITH

SMITH, Mary Ellen

(McBride, nee Wilkinson)

Ellen was born on April 28, 1911 near Sunnyslope, AB and died peacefully with family by her side on January 19, 2006 in Vernon, BC. Mom was predeceased by her first husband A.A. (Bert) McBride in 1956; her second husband C. Fraser Smith in 1981; and by eleven of her brothers and sisters. Mom lived most of her life in the Surrey/White Rock area (Hazelmere, Mud Bay, Crescent Beach and White Rock) and was involved in many community activities. Mom is survived by her sister Hilda Worfolk; son Michael McBride (Shirley) and his step-children Ross (Karen) Yarborough & 2 great grandsons and Dawn Sutton & 2 great granddaughters, one great-grandson and one great-great-granddaughter; daughter Sharon Newton (Bill) and granddaughter, Nicole McAndrew (Alan); stepson Hanford McBride and grandchildren Gail McBride, Bert McBride (Julie) and great-grandchildren Stephanie, Martin and Alayna. As well, Mom is survived by many nieces, nephews and other family members. Cremation with a family service at a later date.

Bethel Funeral Chapel Ltd

5605 – 27th St, Vernon BC, V1T 8Z5

1 (250)542-1187

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