On August 24, 2011, Bernie Smyth passed away suddenly at the age of 78 years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Lou Stanton-Smyth; his daughter, Dory; sons, Bernie (Louise), John, and Michael; grandsons, Philip, Daniel, James, Anthony, and Mark; sisters, Pat Sheehan and Fran (Joe) Eraci; brother, Reverend John Smyth; stepchildren, Don Stanton, Brenda (Bill) Sutherland, Barry (Rebecca) Stanton; and stepgrandchildren, Shannon, Lindsay, Elliot, and Margaux.
A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 pm on Sunday, August 28, 2011, at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011 - 114 Street, Edmonton. A Funeral Mass will take place at 10:00 am on Monday, August 29, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Basilica, 10044 - 113 Street, Edmonton. Interment will take place in Chicago, Illinois, at a later date.
Donations in Bernie’s memory are gratefully accepted by the Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Ave, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2.