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  • "You were a remarkable woman Joan, my dad George loved you..."
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JOAN BERYL SMITH 1921-2012 Peacefully at The Toronto East General Hospital on November 28, 2012 at the age of 91. Predeceased by husband Bill Lewis, parents Gordon and Lucy Stratton of Brampton and her sister Shirley Kee. She will be lovingly remembered by her sister Barbara Cross and other family members. Joan was a woman of the 20th century losing her first husband Robert Smith in the war and assisting with the war effort in our nation's aircraft plants. She ended her working career at Spar Aerospace as part of the assembly team on early versions of the Canadarm. Joan lived life on her terms to the fullest and even at the end was able to manage her life with grace and dignity. She will be sadly missed by all who loved her. As per Joan's wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral. If you wish, donations may be made to the or the Humane Society of your choice in her memory. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Brampton Memorial Chapel and Visitation Centre.

Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 1, 2012
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