SMITH, Wayne


Surrounded by the love of his family it’s with broken hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of a truly wonderful man at the Algoma Residential Community Hospice on Sunday, November 26, 2017. Wayne was 74.

Beloved husband of  MaryLynn (nee Case) for 53 years. Cherished father of Ian (Ivana) and Kerri Tanner (Corey “Chief”) Wonderful devoted “Pa” to Kimberly “Kimmy”, Kelsey “Kelso” and Jacob “Tiger” Tanner. Brother of David (Glenna).

Fondly remembered brother-in-law to of Melbourne “Bodo” (late Lorna “Dolly”), late Gordon (Irene), Noreen Veltri (late Frank), Murina Jodoin (Roland), late Martha Tilley (Doug), John “Jack” (Grace), late Della Jeffrey (Doug), late Robert (Carole), Norman and Ken (Rose).

Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Pa loved spending time with his grandchildren and his furry friends Bailee and Macy. Friends are invited to visit at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522) from 1 pm until 2 pm on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

Service to follow in the chapel at 2 pm . Mrs. Helen Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to ARCH would be appreciated. The family would like to thank each and every wonderful staff member and volunteer at ARCH. Special thanks to the many health professionals at SAH and GHC.

What a journey you have had Dad, rest in peace. We all love you dearly. You have been our “Superman” in every sort of way.  Too-da-loo….. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at