KENETH EDWARD SMITH (1948 – 2018)
Keneth “Ken” Edward Smith, of Port Burwell passed away on Monday, February 5, 2018 at the age of 69 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Laureena for 53 wonderful years. Proud and loving father of Kelly Smith (Tanis) of Edmonton and Kimberly Legg (Jim) of Port Burwell. Cherished grandpa of Joshua, Jessika, Dale, Keneth, Jamie-Lynn and Brooklynn. Dear brother-in-law of Susie Wichterman and Donnie Wichterman (Jan) of Florida. Ken is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Evelyn and Red McConkey and brothers-in-law Rusty, Marvin and Bernie Wichterman. Ken was an avid volunteer. He spent 35 years involved with Port Burwell Scouting and he was a longtime member of the Vienna Lions Club. Ken’s true passion was his affiliation with the Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the Oriental Lodge #181 Vienna, Knights Templar Lodge in St. Thomas and Royal Arch Lodge in Tillsonburg. In keeping with Ken’s wishes, cremation has taken place. All are invited to a Masonic Lodge Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Anglican Church, Port Burwell on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. under the auspices of Oriental Lodge #181. Private family inurnment will take place in the spring. Memorial donations to First Port Burwell (Scouting) Group Committee or the Vienna Lions Club may be made by contacting Ostrander’s Funeral Home, 43 Bidwell Street, Tillsonburg (519-842-5221) who have been entrusted with the arrangements.
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