Neil William Smith

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Neil William Smith, age 77, of D’Escousse passed away peacefully surrounded by family in the Halifax Infirmary, on January 21, 2024, after a short battle with cancer. Born in Campbellton, NB, he was the son of the late Neil and Lillian (Thompson) Smith. Neil (Jr.) grew up in West River Station, Pictou Co. NS. He was a retired carpenter, doing both residential and commercial projects. Neil enjoyed working side by side with his son Raymond on some of these projects. He also loved playing cards, darts, and softball, but mostly dancing. He would have Yolande up on the floor as soon as the music would begin to play and they were the last to leave. He will be sadly missed and always remembered by his sons, Leslie, Oromocto, NB, and Raymond (Tanya) Hammonds Plains, his partner Yolande, Arichat, her children; Louise (Andrew), Simon (Dawn), Dan (Kristina), sisters; Carol (Donald) Kelly, Phyllis Smith and Sandra (Neil) Ross, all of Westville, brother; Roland (Pauline), Brampton, ON. He is also survived by a sister-in-law Blanche Smith, Petit de Grat, as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Leslie and Raymond would like to thank Yolande for the many wonderful years she spent with their Dad and all of the happiness that she and her family brought into his life. Neil was predeceased by his daughter Cindy, his wife Marlene, great-grandson; Login, brothers; Wayne and Jim, A celebration of life is scheduled for March 2, 2024, from 2 - 4 pm at the D'Ecousse Civic Improvement Society Hall in D'Escousse. Donations in memory of Neil may be made to D’Escousse Civic Improvement Society Hall. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral Home Ltd. Arichat. Tributes, words of comfort, and memories of Neil may be shared with the family at

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2024
D'Escousse Civic Improvement Society
3276 Highway 320
D'Escousse, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1946 - 2024

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