Madeline Smith

Madeline Josephine Smith (Rivett)

Sunday, August 10th, 1930 - Friday, April 30th, 2021
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At West Haldimand General Hospital, Hagersville on Friday, April 30, 2021. Madeline Smith (Nee Rivett), in her 91st year. Wife of the late Bruce Smith (2007). Beloved Mother of Donald and Renee of St.Catharine's, Judy and Dan VanMaele of Langton, Ralph and Patti of Fisherville, Ross and Kim of Stoney Creek, Paul and Cathy of Fonthill, Joanne and Tom Whattam of Hamilton, Carol and John Trebych of Fisherville. Loving grandmother of 19 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Martha Cotnam of Timmins, Violet (the late Harold Baker) of Caledonia, the late Vera (Ross Mason) of Scarborough, Dorothy Millions of Hamilton, Sylvia Rivett and the late Fred of B.C., the late Elmer and Betty Rivett and the late Gordon and Shirley Rivett. Predeceased by grandson Darryl Carruthers. A private family service will be held at COOPER FUNERAL HOME, Jarvis on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11 am. Both the chapel service and the graveside service at Garnet United Church Cemetery will be livestreamed on the funeral home Facebook page. If desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. The family are very appreciative of the care mother received at RVilla in Caledonia. Friends are invited to send condolences and sign the Book of Memories at
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  • Service

    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 | 11:00am
    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 11:00am
    Cooper Funeral Home
    19 Talbot Street West
    Jarvis, ON N0A 1J0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Due to COVID restrictions, the service is closed to the public but will be livestreamed on the funeral home Facebook page.
    Rev. Jennifer Bawden
  • Interment

    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 | 11:45am
    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 11:45am
    Garnet United Church Cemetery
    713 Concession 10 Walpole
    Garnet, ON
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    The livestream will resume on the funeral home Facebook page following a short interval as the funeral cortege processes to the cemetery.


Donations are being accepted for: HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF ONTARIO.


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Don & Bev Forbes

Posted at 09:14am
Don & Bev Forbes-sending our deepest condolences to the Smith family at such a difficult time.

Madeline Harrison

Posted at 01:21pm
We send deepest condolences to all the Smith family . I have such wonderful memories of the times spent with my Mom and Dad at the Smith farm. Aunt Madeline and uncle Bruce were just wonderful people , I loved them both. Not to mention I am the name sake for which I am pleased to be.
Love and hugs to you all
Madeline and George Harrison


Ruth Stephen

Posted at 10:00am
Eileen Doughty and family send our sincere condolences to the Madeline Smith’s family.

Joe Goegan

Posted at 01:18pm
All our love to Joanne and family on your loss. Joe Goegan and Rhoda

Dianne (Emslie) Strohm

Posted at 11:14am
Sending sincere sympathy to all of the Smith Family. Thinking of you all at this sad time. Dianne (Emslie) Strohm

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