• Giffen-Mack Funeral Home & Cremation Cen
    Toronto, ON
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Hartley "Joey" Joseph Smith 1992 - 2014
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April 29, 2014
My love and condolences to Juanita and her family... Please let me know anything I can do to help or support you.
April 26, 2014
I have known Joey since the 7th Grade and he was the nicest person I had ever met, he always had something funny to say no matter the situation, it was a huge shock to me when I learned of his passing. I pray he is in a better place and finds all the happiness and joy he seeks.
Rest in Peace old friend
April 23, 2014
You are my Sunshine my light when it was Dark... You showed me love light and happiness my sweet dear Brother you truly are a blessing in my life and others we will never forget you and the life we had please be in a better place where all your wishes and dreams come true you left us too soon and it saddens our Hearts but I will always Love you then now and forever my dear sweet Brother A True Blessing to my life and all we will never forget your warm sweet smile that filled out hearts with love and happiness be in and surrounded by Creators light and Love til the meet again
April 20, 2014
We first met as neighbors and then went to elementary and highschool together. I remember the summers when we would play base ball at Bruce and getting schooled by you in poker. You always gave me such good advice and were always so easy to talk to. I remember walking to classes with you and doing school projects, seems like a simple memory but it's something ill always cherish. I know you're an angel now, and will always be one of the nicest, kindest and sweetest guy I've ever known. Rest I peace Joey.
April 19, 2014
I first met Joey at Bruce Public School when we were 8 years old. He was an incredible person and one of my best friends. We stopped keeping in touch in high school but I will never forget his kindheartedness, respect for others, cleverness, love for sports and his great sense of humour. Joey has a very special place in my heart. We used to be very close when we were young and told each other everything.. Talking easily over a few hours everyday. He was a joyful and happy person that always made me smile. I will always remember him and the positive influence he has made on me and others around him. I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to his family and loved ones. An angel is watching over us. Rest in peace Joey. You will always be loved and missed.
April 19, 2014
Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments. We love our son as all of you have enjoyed been with our son Joey. God has chosen one of his flowers early from his garden. Until we meet again son. Mom and Dad.
April 18, 2014
This came as a huge shock to me. I don't talk to Joey too much, but I do remember him as a very nice person. I remember back in high school we had a field trip. Joey, myself, and a few other friends went out to eat lunch together. Just thinking back it only feels like last week that we went out to eat. Even though I didn't talk to you much, you did have an impact on my life. Rest in peace
April 18, 2014
We went to the same elementry school and Though I did not know you personally, the few times we crossed paths you were noting but smiles and laughs. It's heart breaking to hear this tragic news. My condolences to your family, friends and loved ones. May you rest in peace. Only the good die young. Your kind hearted spirit has touched everyone and you have left an everlasting footprint in the world.
April 18, 2014
I met Joey back in Grade 7 and still to this day remember him for his lightheartedness and humour. He was a smart, athletic, all-around guy who never failed to make you laugh. We were never super close; however, he still managed to touch my life in many ways. He will be missed dearly. I send my love and condolences to all his family and friends. Rest in peace, Joey.
April 18, 2014
Your warm smile and contagious laughter will always be remembered. You had a big heart Joey and you will be dearly missed by your friends and family. May you rest in peace.
April 18, 2014
Juanita I am sorry for the pain and sorrow of losing Joey, I love you. He will always be remembered in a good way.
April 18, 2014
I still don't want to believe this is real life. You were such an innocent human being, and caring towards your friends and family. The last memory I have of you is destroying me in texas hold'em. I wish we could've done that one last time. Rest in peace brother.
April 17, 2014
It's hard to accept that you're gone. Although we've drifted and stopped keeping in touch the way we used to, over the years, I`ll never forget the memories from just growing up together back at Bruce. You were super sweet, with a killer smile, and a great sense of humour. One of the friendliest guys I got to grow up with. I could always count on you to be there, lend a hand, and make me laugh uncontrollably even when I didn't want to smile. From first crushes, first dances, and memories from back at the Island school. Rest in sweet paradise, Joey. You will missed.
April 17, 2014
Joey man I can't believe it, it was like yesterday you moved to pape, knowing Kyle and jimmy and Ashley then meeting you. We were all so close, playing super smash bros and 007 golden eye, you always wanted to be the best. I always thought you were the best at video games anyway. Then playing hockey on winnifred having sleep overs. Then we grow up over a decade and a half later and still are friends. You always loved your friends and I loved you as a friend too. I could go on forever and you're probably watching me type this. You'll always be missed and never forgotten. Much love man. Love brett
April 17, 2014
To Juanita and family, my most deepest sympathies for your loss. I cannot begin to imagine the amount of pain an anguish that you're going through. Life at times can be so unfair and makes no sense at all. He was taken from you far too early. It is my sincere wish that one day, you will find closure for all this.



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April 17, 2014
This is crazy my bro Jojo, love you boy
April 17, 2014
I remember Joey as a smart, friendly, happy, fun-loving person. He was a great friend to all. This is a huge shock, and Joey was taken far too soon. However we must remember that everything happens for a reason, and that Joey was needed on the other side. My love, prayers and thoughts go out to Auntie Juanita, Evanne and the rest of Joey's family and closest friends.We must all try to stay strong because that's what Joey would have wanted. Sending love , JB
April 17, 2014
I did not know Joey very well despite our many years together in school, however, I vividly remember his cheerful smile and friendly personality. My condolences to his family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this tragic time.
April 16, 2014
Im still in shock about Joeys passing. Joey was a good friend of mine that I met at Riverdale. We would always play sports after school, whether it was basketball or baseball, we would end up playing some type of sport. I remember in gym class the teacher used to always get us mixed up because we looked so much alike. Joey was a great kid, and it makes me real sad that we couldn't experience more great memories. This really shows how precious life is and that it is important to value each relationship in life and not take it for granted. I wish we could play one more one on one game buddy. Its really sad. I send my prayers to the Smith family. Rest peace Joey, you were a true beauty to this world
April 16, 2014
So sad to hear of Joey's passing. Joey and I were good friends in high school and he was truly one of the most laid back and nice guys I have ever met. It was so easy to be friends with him. He was likable, genuine, respectful, and funny. He was the kind of guy who had a million good qualities that I think everyone can admire and look up to. My thoughts are with him and his family. Joey, I will truly miss you. Don't get to meet a lot of people like you in and I am very grateful that we got to share some great memories together. Rest in peace old friend.
April 16, 2014
Joey, you were one of my first friends when I moved to this area. You were a very respectful person right from when we met. People always liked you for that. We may not have kept in touch as much as we did when we were younger, but no one forgets a good friend. It's really sad to see you go. Rest in peace, Joey.
April 16, 2014
We first met in physics class back in high school; sitting beside him and working a lab partners, we were basically best buds in the class. Joey was a very comedic, humble, and truly a good friend. Rest in peace buddy.
April 15, 2014
I met Joey in Band class. He was funny, smart and kind. Never saw him get angry or pick a fight. One of the things i remember about him is how he would always wear his shorts haha. Awesome guy i'll really miss and my condolences go out to his family. I can't even imagine how they must be feeling and it truely hurts. I'll make sure he's in my prayers.

Take care Joey.
April 15, 2014
We send are prayers to you and your family....and sorry to hear this sad news we send are love to you and yours evanne...
April 15, 2014
Joey was an amazing person. I knew him since our time in Bruce Public School. He was very popular and very good at sports. I looked up to him. Joey, I remember going over to your house and playing Halo. I remember playing soccer every recess and psyched to have you on my team. I remember your kittens. You were so friendly and kind to me.

Cicero says, the young are always taken away from us, like a strong flame extinguished by a torrent. It was not your time. I wish your family and friends condolences and hope that you can see how just many people love you and miss you.
April 15, 2014
wish i got to know him alittle more but you will be truley be missed. Roy.
April 15, 2014
I can't believe this, you were a bright student and a really good friend to me in high school, RIP my friend
April 15, 2014
Though your gone you will always be remembered in my heart. You played a great influence in my life and was like a brother to me. Goodbye for now until the day we meet again Joey.
I love you Joey, my brother
R.I.P.
April 15, 2014
Words can't explain how I feel right now. You were like a little brother to me. To see you taken away so young it's heartbreaking I hope you rest in peace and may God and angels watch over you. You will be forever missed
April 15, 2014
To Juanita and Evanne: My sincere condolences to you both. It's disheartening when someone so young with so much potential is taken. I had the honour of attending his birthday a few years ago and even though I didn't know him all that well, he was talked about always by both of you, with love and admiration. Thinking of your family.
April 15, 2014
Nothing can make up for the loss you and your family have endured. Joey was a bright and shining star that enlightened the hearts of everyone he was around. We lost a beautiful soul today, and thus we need to live our lives as if it is the last day of our life. We celebrate joeys life today, and remember all the great thing he did for everyone around him. You may have left this world Joey but u left ur legacy with all those who knew you!! Me miss you and love you. Love forever and always Charm, Syle and Brenda.
April 15, 2014
Nothing can ever make up for the loss that Evanne and her family have endured! Joey will forever hold a place in all of our hearts and everyday will be lived to its fullest as if it's our last. We love you and miss you Joey! Your life will be celebrated on this day. Love forever and always Charm, Syle and Brenda..
April 15, 2014
Your gonna be missed but never forgotten....
Now every time i look up into the sky and I see a white cloud I will think of your spirit looking over me... I will always know your there right above me... love you joey
Until we meet again cousin/brother
April 15, 2014
So sorry for your loss... With deep sincere sympathy pray for your family. My thoughts are with you through this time of sorrow...
April 15, 2014
My condolences to Juanita and Jimmy and your family.
April 15, 2014
Just breaks my heart.. Only the good die young they say..
It's been awhile but I'll never forget the time spent with him growing up.. I don't have siblings.. My cousins are all I have.. I love you all dearly.
I put tobacco into the fire at the sunrise ceremony monday to say good bye on the end of his four day journeys, I know he's in a peaceful place now.
April 15, 2014
MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO. YOU EVANNE AND FAMILY JUST CARRY ON JOEYS MEMORY AND THE LOVE HE GAVE TO YOU CHERISH EACH MOMENT THAT YOU GOT TO SPEND WITH HIM.
April 15, 2014
My condolences with deepest sympathy to Joey's family and close friends. He is in good hands now. Guymond Jung.
April 15, 2014
Was very sad and shocked to hear of your loss of Joey.So young to be taken.
April 14, 2014
I had a lot of great memories with Joey. He tought me a lot of things , he was like an older brother to me. I miss you a lot Joey .. I think about you everyday <3
April 14, 2014
sorry for your loss evanne & family, prayers are wth you
April 14, 2014
Was saddened to hear about this tragic loss to your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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