A resident of the Woodland Villa Nursing Home, Long Sault, for the past five years, Agnes Smith (nee Price) passed away there on Thursday, November 15, 2012. She was 91.
Agnes was born in Aultsville, on November 20, 1920, to her parents Charles Royal Price and Ruth Ellen Price (nee Coughler).
Agnes was always willing to help anyone. She was always kind and considerate to her family, friends and neighbours. She always looked after her family with the best of care and in the most loving fashion.
Over her life, she was a Girl Guide leader, a member of the Order of Eastern Star and a life member of the Ladies Auxiliary. Agnes was a member of the United Church of Morrisburg.
In her early years, Agnes worked at Caldwell Linen Mill and in the Ammunitions Factory in Halifax during the war. She later kept busy raising her three children and working in retail. She worked at Upper Canada Village, then opened “Agnes’ Flower and Gift Shop” in Morrisburg. After this she retired to care for her mother and family.
In 2005, Agnes moved to the Hartford Retirement Home, and after a couple of years there she moved to the Woodland Villa Nursing Home.
A light from our family is gone,
A voice we loved is still,
A place is vacant in our lives,
One that never can be filled,
May her gentle soul rest,
In eternal comfort and peace.
Love Always Mom – Your Family
Agnes is survived by her daughters Heather (Glen) Whitteker of Iroquois and Jeannie (Brian) Whitteker of Williamsburg and her sister Olive (Bob) McIntosh of Iroquois.
Agnes will be sadly missed by grandchildren Laurie Arsenault, Thomas Whitteker, Michael Montgomery, Julie Montgomery, Lauren Whitteker, Christopher Fraser, Holly Degreaves and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Hector, her son Douglas, her sister Hilda Price and her brothers Orval, Samuel, Stanley, Claude, Bert, and Royal Price.
Friends called at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg, on Monday from noon until time of service. Funeral service was held at the Funeral Home on Monday, November 19th at 1 p.m., with Rev. Norine Gullons officiating. Interment followed at Maple Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers were Laurie Arsenault, Michael Montgomery, Thomas Whitteker, and Lauren Whitteker.
Donations to Woodland Villa Nursing Home or the Canadian Cancer Society would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.