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Walter Gordon "Smitty"
Smith

July 8, 1930 – April 27, 2019

Walter Gordon
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Walter Gordon "Smitty" Smith

Passed away peacefully on April 27, 2019 at 88 years of age. Born in Windsor on July 8, 1930. Predeceased by his loving wife Leona (2016). Devoted dad to Toni (Don Thibert), the late Norman Muzzin (1973), Angela Muzzin, Mario Muzzin (Ella), Greg Muzzin, Chris Muzzin (Barb) and Lisa Sorrell (Mike). Cherished grandpa to Toni-Anne Toldo (David), Melanie Vitale (Joe), Andrea Yiannou (Peter), Chris Parent (Laura), Ryan, Kyle and Nicole Muzzin, Mackenzie and Lindsey Sorrell. Adoring great-grandfather of Adam, Jack, Noah, Zoey and Lucy, Dalia, Jonathan and Elona. Dear brother of the late Jack, the late Doris Tobin (2004), Joan Ouellette (Maurice), Edwin Smith (Faith) who affectionately called him Buck. Brother-in-law of Bea Drouillard. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Proud retiree of Chrysler Canada (1979) and former caretaker of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in LaSalle for 20 years. Smitty was a champion homing pigeon racer with the Border Cities Flying Club and the Windsor Pigeon Club. His passion and dedication to this sport will be remembered by his children and grandchildren. He was a proud resident of LaSalle. He spent many hours tending to his vegetable and flower gardens where he loved to grow Seneca Chief sweet corn which he shared with everybody. Smitty was an avid Detroit Red Wings fan and loved music. Special thanks to the staff of Iler Lodge (Essex) and Southgate Village (Kingsville) for their compassionate care, and to Marj Loop for her love and support.

If you so desire, donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Visitation Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 11 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 1 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave., South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Cremation to follow.

Interment Heavenly Rest Cemetery on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 1 p.m. All are welcome.
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Visitation

When Wednesday May 1, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location
Families First - South Windsor
Address
3260 Dougall Ave
Windsor, ON N9E 1S6

Service Information

When
Wednesday May 1, 2019 1:00pm
Location
Families First - South Windsor
Address
3260 Dougall Ave
Windsor, ON N9E 1S6
Service Extra Info
Cremation to follow