Rose Doris Ann (Lynes) Smith

Rose Doris Ann (Lynes) Smith


January 25, 1920 – September 7, 2011

A.K.A. “The Baroness of Baron Road”


Rose lost her battle

with cancer

on Wednesday,

September 7, 2011

at Kelowna Hospice

House with her

daughter by her side.  Predeceased by her

husband Edward, of

58 years; son-in-law

Tony van Houttum; grandson Daniel van Houttum; sister

Phyllis; brothers Ted

and Tom.  Forever loved and remembered by her daughter Rosemary van Houttum, son Peter (Sonja) Smith,

grandchildren: Bonnie (Al) Derksen of Kelowna, Tony

(Janice) van Houttum of Surrey, BC, Michelle (Reinhard) Kapelle of Kelowna, Sarah (Tony) Cavello of West

Vancouver and Anne Emms of Vancouver.  Rose was blessed to be called Gran the Great by Curt (Michelle)

Derksen, Jenn (Eric) McKay, Tim Derksen, Ashley van Houttum, Emily Kapelle, Nati van Houttum, Kaleigh van Houttum, Matthew Kapelle, Stephanie Kapelle, Cassidy van Houttum, Kolby van Houttum, Paul Cavello and Eric

Cavello.  Rose would have become a Great-Great Gran in early October if time had been on her side.  She is survived by her sister, Lou (Jack) of England, nieces and nephews and numerous friends in Canada.  A Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 1:00 pm in the Springfield Funeral Home Family Center.  A very special thank-you to Dr. Cosmann, Dr. Ellard and the caring team of the Ethel Street Hospice House.  In lieu of flowers,

donations in Rose Smith’s name to the Ethel Street Hospice House, the CNIB, or BC Lung Association

would be greatly appreciated. 

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