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Hales Henry Smith


Hales Henry Smith

Hales Henry Smith was born in 1929 and entered his eternal reward on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at the age of 89.

Born in New Bandon, he was the son of the late Arthur and Reta (Jagoe) Smith.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Dorothy (Hornibrook) Smith.

His children: Marilyn Smith, Nancy Scott (Barry), Preston Smith (Donna), Ellen Wood (Bradley), Joyce Rae, Mark Smith (Sherry) and Mary-Jane Smith.

Also, by 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; One sister Leona Smith; Two brothers: Arthur Jr. Smith (Melba) and Harry Smith (Timmie) and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother, Harper Smith and by sisters: Neta Hicks, Rhoda Scott, Twila Ayer, Shirley Ayer and Betty Miller.

Hales was an employee of the former Smurfit Stone Pulp and Paper Mill for over 36 years.  He was also a commercial lobster fisherman, a farmer and a woodsman.  Hales was an avid gardener.  He was a faithful member of Bayview Pentecostal Church.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at Elhatton Funeral Home (, 187 St. George St, Bathurst.  Funeral service will be held on Wednesday morning at 11 am from Evangel Pentecostal Church, 150 Basin Road, Bathurst.  A private internment will be held in the Stonehaven New Bandon Union Cemetery. 

Donations in memory of Hales may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. 

Many thanks to all who showed love and care to the family during this difficult time.