Sylvia Smith

Obituary of Sylvia Ethel Mae Smith



The peaceful passing of Sylvia Smith of Fredericton, NB, wife of Merlin Smith, occurred on December 31, 2021 at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born February 19, 1950 in Lower Derby, NB. She was the daughter of the late Theodore and Edith (Jardine) Howe.

In addition to her husband Merlin, she is survived by her daughter, Donna; son, Kenneth; brothers, David (Judy) Howe of Fredericton and Darrell (Joanne) Howe of Cofton, BC; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Gordon, Wesley and Larry Howe; sister, Linda Morrison.

Sylvia enjoyed crafts, particularly Christmas wreaths.  She was a lifelong member of the Evangel Assembly Church in Fredericton, which she dearly loved; and appreciated the prayers and support of Rev. Duane Collicott and all the members she has known for so many years.

Many thanks to all the doctors, nurses and staff of 4SW and ICU for all the wonderful care and comfort you gave to Sylvia during her stay.

A memorial service, by invitation, will take place at Evangel Assembly Church on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 2pm with Rev. Duane Collicott officiating. For those unable to attend the service, it can be viewed by registering through the Funeral Home’s Website (Click on the link in Sylvia’s obituary). For those attending the Memorial Service, masks, proof of vaccination and government issued ID is required. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Personal condolences may be offered through

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