Paula Marie Hansford, passed peacefully away on Friday September 23, 2016, at the Palliative Care Unit at the Miller Center in St. John’s at 59 years of age. Predeceased by her parents: Eva and Donald Hansford, husband: Clem Smith, and baby brother: Neville Hansford. Left with fond and loving memories are her daughter Courtney Benoit (Victor), new grandson Isaac Benoit, and a large circle of family and friends. The family would like to thank the staff at the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Center and as well as Dr. Susan MacDonald and Dr. Cheryl Hurley from the pain and symptom management team for their support over the past few months. A small family graveside service will be held on Wednesday September 28, 2016. Paula’s generous love and spirit will be missed.