Kermit Smith

Kermit Woodrow Smith

1936 - 2022

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The passing of Kermit Woodrow Smith, born on November 26, 1936, occurred at York Care Centre, Fredericton, NB on Sunday, October 16, 2022.  Kermit will be deeply missed by his wife, who provided tender loving care, Carole Brown and son, Kevin Smith (Sherri Lynn).


Kermit grew up on a poultry farm in Burden, NB, where his gift of being a mechanic began at an early age fixing the farm tractor.  As an adult he was a heavy equipment mechanic with Rosser Sales & Equipment, Ludford Construction and the NB Dept. of Transportation.


Kermit was a quiet man but one on one he provided great stories of delivering chickens/egg to Quebec, bulldozing in Gagetown, or on the job fixing the road grader in the middle of nowhere, just to list a few.  He enjoyed snow plowing with the road grader, gardening, being with his family and friends and making curly fries on special occasions! Not only did Kermit give of his time to many in need, but also 100 blood donations to the Canadian Blood Service.  Because of his strong faith in Jesus Christ, he served in different positions at the Crosspoint Church in Marysville.  One of the best memories he gave to his family is, he truly cared and loved us.  A man with a big, soft heart!


Along with Carole, Kevin and Sherri Lynn Kermit is survived by Carole’s son, Gregory Moore; his brother, Edward Smith (Donna Lee); sisters, Margaret Chase, Barbara Kilburn (Kirk Wilson), Mary Vanginhoven (John) and Bonnie Grey (Brian); sisters-in-law, Carol and June Smith, Eva Munn and Alida Cripps; brothers-in-law, Donald Gillies, David Saunders (Anita) and Dennis Warren; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, Karl and Phyllis Smith, he was predeceased by his wife, Anne; brothers, Albert and Paul Smith; sister, Dorothy Gillies; brothers-in-law, Ken Chase and Glen Kilburn; Anne’s brothers, Donald, Raye, Merlin and Vernon Warren; brothers-in-law, Dave Cripps and Paul Munn and nephew, Kenny Chase.


Thank you to all the staff on Tower 3 at York Care Centre, for the great care Kermit received. 


There will be no visitation; the Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 2 pm at the Crosspoint Church, Marysville, NB; followed by a private graveside committal service. Please wear a mask as it is mandatory and practice social distancing for these services, thank you. Those unable to attend the service are invited to join the live stream via. For those who wish to make donations in Kermit’s memory we suggest Crosspoint Church, NB Heart and Stroke Foundation,  NB Alzheimer Society or the charity of the donor’s choice.  Personal condolences may be offered through



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