April 5, 1932 - May 8, 2021
Ardis Smith – of Listowel, formerly of Atwood passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Saturday May 8, 2021 at the age of 89. Ardis was a former member of the Donegal Women’s Institute and enjoyed gardening, baking, cooking and sewing. She loved celebrating birthdays with the ladies birthday group and coffee time at the Atwood Cafe with the Atwood ladies. Above all, Ardis was so proud of her grandchildren and cherished the time spent with them.
Beloved wife of Larry Smith whom she celebrated 68 years of marriage with on January 10. Loving mother of Paul (Aline) Smith, Carla (Brad) Matheson, Leanne (Rob) Hamilton. Special grandma of Stacey Bailey (Patrick), Shawn Smith (Alicia), Kaley Smith (Al), Cole Smith (Taylor), Christina Anderson (Kristopher), Aaron McDonald (Lacey), Jessica McDonald, Christa Vanderlinden (Nigel), Jenny Beirnes (Mike), Jillian Boyd, Justin Hamilton (Ashlee) and Josie Hamilton (Dave). Remembered as “little grandma” by her great grandchildren Karson, Kai, Blake, Emerson, Ayda, Kohen, Mason, Emily, Ryan, Aubrey, Rowan, Chloe, Brook, Emrie, Rhyland, Leighton, Wyatt, Keegan, Paiton, Olivia and Sully. Fondly remembered by her sister-in-law Joyce Jacobs and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents Maitland and Margaret (Porterfield) Fisher and her brother Roger Fisher and his wife Ruth.
A private family visitation and service will be held at Brenneman Funeral Home, Atwood. Pastor Brian Hymers officiating. Interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation or The Atwood Lions Club appreciated by the family.
A huge thank you to the Caressant Care Nursing Home staff and Listowel Hospital 1st Floor staff, especially Dr. Peel and Dr. Edmonds for the wonderful and compassionate care given to Mom.