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Georgina Smith



Georgina May Smith (nee Hibbert) of St. Albert AB passed away February 9, 2018.

She was born December 20, 1929 in Coleman AB, the daughter of the late Winnifred and William Hibbert. In 1950, Georgina married John (Jack) Dempster Smith and they enjoyed over 44 years of marriage together until his passing in 1994. Georgina was also predeceased by two brothers, William and Russell and by her sister, Winnifred.

Georgina is survived by her son, Dr. Bruce Smith (Deb); grandsons, Graeme and Matthew Smith (Mara); great granddaughter, Arya; daughter, Janet Bo-Lassen (Peter); grandchildren, Eric Bo-Lassen (Elina), Heather Petryshen (Dennis), Tim Bo-Lassen (Pam); great granddaughter, Viktoria and by her brother, Windsor; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A teacher by profession, Georgina commenced university in 1947, obtained various Teaching Certificates and completed her B.Ed. in 1975.

Her profession served her well and she was able to teach as the family lived in many mining communities in Canada and around the world including: Liberia, Nicaragua and Fort McMurray AB.

Georgina was an active volunteer for many years, including: President of her Condo Board and the Edmonton Chapter of the Alberta Genealogy Society, devoting countless volunteer hours to the Alberta Archives, together with Jack. She was also active in her Anglican Church Women (ACW) and Bible Study groups. A life-long learner, she was an avid bridge and scrabble player and enjoyed art classes.

Georgina was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.

In Loving Memory of
Georgina Smith
(Maiden: Hibbert)
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Funeral Service:
Memorial Service
Saturday, March 10, 2018
2:00 PM
St. Albert Chapel
9 Muir Drive
St. Albert, AB
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