Dennis "Denny" Smith
Dennis "Denny" Ralph Smith, 76, of Salisbury, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019 at the Moncton hospital with family by his side. Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Ralph and Stella (Wilson) Smith.
Denny was involved in Softball NB for many years. He was well known in his community as a softball and hockey coach, as well as a Beaver leader. After working for Spencer Nursing Home and being owner / operator of Gizmos Restaurant with his wife, he especially enjoyed being known as "The Peelerman", working with Peelers Fundraising and Marketing.
He attended the Salisbury Baptist church, and enjoyed softball, hockey and computer games. He especially enjoyed gardening and was well known for his biscuits. His favourite place to be was on his front porch swing with Margaret. He always felt his greatest accomplishment in life was his three wonderful children.
Denny is survived and sadly missed by his beloved wife of 48 years, Margaret; children, Carole (Philip), Robb (Tracy), and Aaron (Tracey); grandchildren, Brytt, Cris, Ben, Sadie (and her mother, Sara Shaban), Reegan, Brittany and Ryan; sisters, Freda (Eddie) Bannister, Judy (Tom) Taylor; favourite aunt, Lorraine Wilson; many nieces and nephews; and his canine companion, Daisy.
In addition to his parents, Denny was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and Gerald Smith.
Resting at Salisbury Funeral Home (506-372-4800) from where visitation will take place on Friday, November 29, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and from where Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 30, at 11am. A private interment will follow in The Glades Cemetery.
If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated.