It is with great sadness that the family of Robert Kenneth Smith announces his peaceful passing surrounded by his family on Monday, July 30, 2018 at the age of 66. Bob courageously battled cancer for three years with a positive, easy-going attitude that matched his lighthearted personality. Predeceased by his father Albert Kenneth Smith and parents-in-law Aubrey and Phyllis Hamlyn. Leaving to celebrate his life, his wife of 33 years, Elizabeth Hamlyn, his three children, Hayley, Alexander and Lauren Smith, of whom he was incredibly proud, his mother Helen (Eaton) Smith, brother Doug Smith (Rebecca Roome) and sister Janet Smith. Sister-in-law Rosalyn Gluck (Denis) and brother-in-law Doug Hamlyn (Anthony Bonato) and nephews and nieces Jeremy Smith (Cyra Belbin), Lindsay Gluck (Jeff Robillard), Ashley Gluck (Neil Sturm), and Andrew Gluck (Renee). Bob was an educator for thirty years and impacted the lives of the many students whom he taught and tutored. He also leaves behind a large group of beloved friends, cousins, and extended family.
Thanks to Dr. Siddiqui and the wonderful staff of the Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, and to Dr. Roger Butler and the staff of the Ross Family Medicine Centre. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue. Visitation will take place Friday, August 3rd, 2018 and Saturday, August 4th, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 p.m and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The funeral will take place on Sunday, August 5th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m at the Anglican Church of St. Mary the Virgin on Craigmillar Avenue.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation: www.cancercarefoundation.nl.ca. Cancer screenings save lives.