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JOHN HAROLD SMITH

Funeral service for the late John Harold Smith 75, Glendale, Inverness County, was held June 18 in St. Mary’s of the Angel’s Church, Glendale, with Father Duncan MacIsaac officiating.
Mr. Smith died June 14, 2019, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital,
Funeral service for the late John Harold Smith 75, Glendale, Inverness County, was held June 18 in St. Mary’s of the Angel’s Church, Glendale, with Father Duncan MacIsaac officiating. Mr. Smith died June 14, 2019, in Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney. Born March 3rd 1944, in Broad Cove, Cape Breton, he was one of 16 children of the late John A. and Catherine (MacDonnell) Smith. A self-taught carpenter, he worked in Boston and Halifax before returning with his family and settling in Glendale, Cape Breton. He enjoyed spending time with family at the old homestead in Broad Cove, fiddle music, the Toronto Blue Jays and the Toronto Maple Leafs. He is survived by his wife, Josephine (Smeenk); son, Michael (Patti) Smith, Lunenburg; daughter, Heather (Jim) Chisholm, Dartmouth; stepdaughter, Sonya Smeenk, Red Water, Alberta; two grandchildren, Jason, Niamh; three step grandchildren, Colton, Chelsey, Clinton; three sisters, Donna (Wesley) MacLean, Scotsville; Mary Campbell, Waltham, Massachusetts; Mae Ann Beaton, Port Hood; brother, Peter (Catherine) Smith, Natick, MA. He was predeceased by son, Jason Smith; five sisters, Theresa Ann, Hughena, Margaret, Sister Marie Smith, Kay Sexton; five brothers, James Hugh, Donald Angus, Charlie Angus, Alexander; two children at childbirth. Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s of the Angel’s Building Fund, 17 Church St. Lower River Inhabitants, B0E-1J0. Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

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