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Errol MacDonald Smith

It is with heavy hearts that the family of ERROL MACDONALD SMITH announce his passing at the age of 77 on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Sumac Lodge in Sarnia.

Errol was born on March 9, 1944 in St.Michael, Barbados to the late Estelle Harewood and Gilbert Smith. He was the youngest of 9.

Errol leaves behind his beloved wife of 35 years, Karen Smith, and children; his sons in Barbados, Stephen Shepherd(Marcy Jordan), Errol Shepherd(Sherry Depeiza), and Troy Griffith (Daughter-in-law, Julianna Trotman-Griffith), Daughters Tanesha Smith(Thomas Lindsay), Tianna Smith(Von Smout.) Errol is remembered by his Grandchildren, Donovan, Shayla (Jarred), Ashley, Trey, Cassius, Tristan, Kiara, and Darian, & Faith,followed by his Great Grandchildren Dalton, Natalia, Kiana, Ella, and Hunter.

Predeceased by his siblings Vernon, Olga, Violet, & Ben, & survived by siblings Garnet, Sylvia, Gwendolyn, and Sheila along with his 19 nieces and 24 nephews. Errol was also a neighbourhood Dad to so many of our friends (Adam, Lacey, Kailey, April, Krystal) he will be missed greatly.The Smith Family would also like to thank the staff at Sumac Lodge, their continued care and support has been amazing, and we truly appreciate every single one of you. A Special Thank-You to Rick James, our family is grateful for all you have done.

Cremation will take place, with no service or visitation as per Errol's wishes. A personal family gathering will take place to scatter his ashes along the St. Clair River. A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to the D.J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 102 N. Victoria St., Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9. Memories, photos or messages of condolence may be shared at www.djrobb.on.ca

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Karen and Errol's family. My sincere condolences to you, I worked with Errol many years ago on the fruit farm, lots of good times and fun. Hugs to all

Diane Buckingham Sep 14 2021 2:37 PM

Thinking of you Karen, Tanesha, Tianna and the entire Smith Family. I only met Errol briefly yet my sense was he was a kind and thoughtful man. Karen the way you smiled speaking of him and the beautiful words of his family and friends are a testament to the love he shared and received.
Cheri Roberts

Cheri Roberts Sep 13 2021 8:42 AM

Karen so sorry about your loss in Errol's passing.

Barb & Ron. Ferguson. Sep 10 2021 7:42 PM

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Errol shepherd Sep 7 2021 8:26 AM

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Marvo Smith Sep 6 2021 8:16 PM

I will miss you uncle,I will also miss hearing the Oldie Goldies records and tapes and all types of music you use to play,but God knows best so go on and take your rest until we meet again. RIP UNCLE.

Marvo Smith Sep 6 2021 7:48 PM

My sincere condolences Karen and Family

Judy Chaput Sep 6 2021 6:26 PM

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Tianna Sep 6 2021 4:06 PM

My deepest condolences to the Smith Family. I remember Errol as a quiet gentleman that shared a room at Sumac with my husband Doug Tyrie. In my thoughts and prayers as the family face the days ahead. RIP Errol you will be greatly missed.

Catherine M. Tyrie(widow of Doug Tyrie) & Family Sep 6 2021 3:10 PM

Dear Uncle Errol. Your time on earth has ended but our love for you is eternal. Rest peacefully uncle.

Maureen Prescod Sep 6 2021 1:51 PM

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