Brian (Howard) Smart

April 4, 2018

Obituary

It is with great love and deep sadness that the family of Howard Brian Smart, age 61, announces his peaceful passing after an extensive battle with cancer which he faced with tremendous strength, courage, and determination. Brian was surrounded by family and under the wonderful care of staff at the Dr. Leonard A. Miller Centre, Palliative Care Unit at the time of his passing on April 4, 2018. Predeceased by his father, Carson (2013); and sisters, Cheryl (2003) and Cynthia (1955). Brian leaves to mourn, with fond and loving memories, his devoted wife: Bonnie; loving daughters: Susan (Sam) and Heather (Stephen); and adoring granddaughters: Hannah, Sophie, Emily, and Sarah. Also, his mother: Rowena; brothers: Bruce (Juanita), Chris (Cherie); special cousin/“brother”: Robert (Heather) Lethbridge; parents-in-law: Herman and Daphne Russell; and a large circle of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Rd. on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 from 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral service at Topsail United Church Sunday at 2pm. Cremation to follow. Donations in his memory may be made to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation.

Schedule

Visitations

2-4 p.m. on April 6, 2018

7-9 p.m. on April 6, 2018

2-4 p.m. on April 7, 2018

7-9 p.m. on April 7, 2018

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

2:00pm, Sunday April 8th

Topsail United Church


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Bonnie
So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing.Did not know he was so ill.. Wishing you much strength to face The Days ahead. Memories and the support of your family will help ease your loss.
Wenda

Bonnie, Heather and Susan,
So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing . Hoping memories of happy times will help you through this sad and difficult time. Please know we are thinking of you .
Heather and Bruce Saunders

To Bonnie & family
We are so sorry for your loss. Its been years since i saw you two but you are family and the loss is real to me. please accept our condolences for your loss (wish i had seen the cuda!!!!)
Rick & Sandi (Ivany) Cooper

Dear Bonnie and family. So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. Thinking of you during this difficult time. Take care. With deepest sympathy, Annette & Don Parrott

Bonnie, Susan & Heather,

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Brian was such a lovely man. Wishing you strength during this difficult time.

Bonnie and family
I am so sorry for your loss.my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Gail healey nee ( quilty)

Bonnie and family,

So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this very difficult time.

Bonnie and Family,

So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. I’ll always remember Brian’s smile, kind words and easy way. Our thoughts are with you, Heather and Susan at this difficult time.

Sincerely,

Lloyd, Michelle, Luke and Grace Banfield

Bonnie and Family
So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing.
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

Marion Barnes

Bonnie and Family

Judy and I are very saddened to hear of Brian’s passing. Brain was a true gentleman, a friend and was blessed with a special personality to always greet with a smile. The fond memories of the numerous activities in the early years of living on the hill will remain with us forever.

Our condolences to you, Susan and Heather. Brian, may you Rest in Peace.

Bonnie, Susan, Heather and Family, the Smart and Russell Families,
I was deeply saddened when I was told of Brian’s passing. I have fond memories of Brian that I will cherish forever.
God Bless,
xoxo
Great Uncle Paul Penney, Edmonton, Alberta

Bonnie and family; We are thinking of you all at this difficult time. Brian will be remembered by us as a great neighbour and more so as a wonderful gentleman and friend. We trust you will cherish your memories of a special husband, father and grandfather.

Sandi and Glenn

Sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. Please accept my sincere sympathy.

To Bonnie and family
So sad to hear about Brian . He will be missed but never forgotten . Take strength in the knowledge that others share your sorrow.
Dud & Ruth

Bruce and family, my thoughts are with you during this difficult time. May care and love of those around you provide peace and comfort to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.

My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace through this difficult time.

Bruce and family, deeply sorry for your loss of your brother.
When someone you love becomes a memory the memory becomes a treasure. I am sure you and your family will cherish the treasure of Brian forever.

Bonnie and family,

We are so sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. Our heartfelt sympathy and condolences to you at this difficult time.

Doug and Joan Letto

Aunt Rowena, Bonnie and family, words do so little to convey my thoughts and feelings today. Brian was always, to me, one of “the good guys”. Seems so wrong that they are the ones taken too soon.
Know you are all in my heart and thoughts. Love to you all.
Denise

Heather and Family we were so saddened to hear of your dads passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time may you find comfort and strength in the days ahead lean out each other to help you through. xoxo

Bonnie and family , I want to extend my sincere condolences on the loss of Brian! You are in my thoughts and prayers now and in the difficult days ahead!

Sincerely
Audrey(Button) Pryor

So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carl & Barb Holloway

Heather,
Heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I know you have a lot of great memories of your dad, hold them close. Thinking of you xo

Heather,

So sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. I didn’t know him but in getting to know you since Emily and Sarah started here at the daycare with us I’m sure he was an amazing man because he raised a beautiful woman in you, inside and out. Xoxo

Bonnie, Susan and Heather,

The neighbourhood has lost a true genuine man with class. We have many fond memories of neighbourhood parties, the mens darts and floor hockey and everything in between. It was always a pleasure to be in his company. Heartfelt condolences.

Bonnie and Family
I am shocked and saddened to hear of Brian’s passing. For many years it has been a pleasure dealing with him on a professional level but even more so on a personal level. He always enjoyed a good conversation and chatting about his country place. He was indeed a real Gentleman. Please accept my sincerest condolences.

Rick Bowering

Words cannot express how saddened I am to hear of Brian’s passing. I send my condolences to you & all your family my friend for your loss.

So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. I worked with him at the Port Authority and he was very kind, very smart and such a gentleman. RIP

Bonnie and family, we are so sad to hear of Brian’s passing. Brian was an absolute gentleman, a great neighbor and friend. He will be missed but never forgotten.

Bruce and Family–, We were saddened to hear about your brothers passing . We are sure you have great memories that you can treasure . Take care and God Bless you all in this difficult time .

I too am a co-worker of Bruce’s – I wanted to send my deepest condolences on Brian’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Sending my condolences to the Smart family.
May you find comfort with memories of Brian.
Thoughts & prayers are with you.

Our Deepest condolences goes out to the family our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time

Deepest condolences to the Smart family on your loss. I did not know Brian but as a long time colleague of Bruce’s I’m sure he was a great man.
Thoughts and prayers with the family from all of us at Connors in New Brunswick during this difficult time.
Tony Hooper.

Bonnie and family,
We are so sorry about Brian’s passing. Our deepest sympathy goes out to u and your family. God bless you all.

Bonnie &Family
Sorry to hear of Brian’s passing.Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Love Aunt Mary &Uncle Jeff