91, Aberdeen, Cape Breton

An Angel received her wings on November 5, 2011. Evelyn Mae Smith passed away peacefully at home surrounded by love.

Born in Argyle and a long time resident of Yarmouth, Evelyn was the daughter of the late John and Annie (Muise) Dulong. She moved to CB in 2008 to be cared for by loving daughter, Bren Eve Smith and Bryn’s life partner, Diane Gillis within a loving community.

Evelyn is survived by daughters, Shirley (David) Mersey, Kemptville and Bren Eve (Diane) Smith, Aberdeen; sons, Sonny (Cynthia), Pembroke and Paul (Barb), Ontario; grandchildren, Holly (Sheldon) Thomas, John (Marie) Hines, Dwight (Debbie) Smith, Lisa (Kevin) Deveau, Annette (Mitch) Rodgerson, Joey Smith (partner Sarah) and Charles Fells and great-grandchildren, Alan Berry, Shelby Smith, Samantha Usher(partner Ryan) and Bailey Smith.

Besides her parents, Evelyn was predeceased by her loving husband, George Sinclair Smith (1916-1975); brothers, Arthur and Lawrence; and her beloved cat, Chloe.
Visitation and prayer service to honor the late Evelyn Mae Smith will be held in Sweeny’s Funeral Home, Yarmouth, N.S. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 7-9 p.m. with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. with Rev. William Newell officiating.
A special charity for low income seniors will soon be set up in Evelyn’s honor “Evelyn’s Envelopes”. In her life time she has been a helping hand to many. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to local food banks.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of the Pier Community Funeral Home.

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So sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. She was such a beautiful person. She will be missed. I’m so happy to have known her.
From: Hattie Samson Home support worker

To Brenda, Diane & Family.Please accept my sincere condolences.Your mother was a very lovely woman.She was kind and always had a smile.Take care Bren.I use to do home care for her when she lived on Isle madame.
From:  Anne Marie Thibeau 

Bren I’m so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweetie.I’m sure all the homecare girls would agree.R.I.P. Evelyn.
From:  Anne Davenport

Our deepest condolences on the loss of your sweet Mom. May your memories and help and prayers from your friends help you through this difficult time. If we can be of any help, do not hesitate to ask.
From:  Denise and Nelson Pottie

Please extend my deepest sympathy to the family, especially to Shirley Mersey
From:  Sheila Ritcey