SMITH; Cecil Vernon “Smitty” of Surrey passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Laurel Place Hospice, he was 91 years of age. Cecil was born in Islay, Alta. to Alex and Fanny Smith. He spent time in the Navy during World War II, he then went on to work for Canfor Mills (Pacific Veneer) where he retired. Cecil is survived by his older brother Clayton of Surrey, his daughter Chardele (Melvin) Hagen of Chilliwack, grandchildren, Krista (Mick) Bell of Vernon, Jackie (Sean) Peacock of Surrey and Lucas (Cheryl) Hagen of Chilliwack. He is also survived by his 8 great grandchildren, Jeremy, Wyatt, Hayden, Jaxsen, Cheyenne, Ethen, Carlee and Kennedi.
Predeceased in death by his wife Sylvia, sisters Donnie & Eileen and brothers, Clifford and Lorne. A Memorial Tea will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00pm at First Memorial-Fraser Heights Chapel, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers donations to the SPCA or BC Cancer Society in Cecil’s memory would be appreciated. Condolences may be made at: