Lawrence A Smith

Passed 02/07/2019

Obituary for Lawrence A Smith

Lawrence A. Smith, Larry, 63, died suddenly of heart failure Feb 7, 2019. The second of six children born to Kay and Laurie Smith, Halifax, he was brother to Patricia, Stephen, Cathy, David, and Brian.  His nieces and nephews will miss Uncle Larry. Survived also by Aunt Edie Warner and many cousins. A graduate of St Patrick's High School and Saint Mary's University (BA), Larry was a provincial basketball champion and loved sports, enjoying many football games with family and friends. He was kind, generous and humorous with a wide knowledge of history and politics.  He loved gaming, a good book, good food, good wine and was a definite nighthawk. For many years he cared for our mother and other family members, always wanting to do more. We are grateful and indebted to him for that kindness, patience and fortitude.  He is sadly missed for we were always six, and now are five.
Arrangements under the care of Donald K Walker Funeral Directors Ltd.
A Celebration of Life for Larry will be held in the Unilever Lounge, Sobey Building, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax on March 16th from 9:00 – 10:30 am. No flowers please. Following, family will attend the burial at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Lower Sackville.

The Unilever Lounge is located on the 4th floor of the Sobey Building, Robie Street, Halifax just past the main McNally Building. Parking is available near the building. Spaces reserved for faculty are generally available on weekends. Enter the main doors of the Sobey Building to elevators.

The family invites you to join them at this Celebration of Life.



Funeral Service

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Unilever Lounge, Sobey Building, Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax , NS
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Larry was my boss many years ago at the RNSYS. I have great memories of many fun nights in his company. RIP old friend.
- Dave Addison
I am sad to hear of your loss. I knew Larry from St.Pat's and St. Mary's. Our connection was basketball and St. Mary's Lounge. I remember Larry as a kind person, always smiling. RIP Larry
- Cindy Britten
I was really sorry to hear of Larry's passing. Though I haven't seen him since high school, I remember him fondly from our days at St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Pat's High. He was truly one of the "good guys".
- Susan Godwin
To Steve and Susan and family. Our deepest symphony for your loss. We will always remember Larry's smile and his love of basketball from high school. He was such a kind soul.
- Carol Lopez
I echo Doug Briand's sentiment. Larry was just a sweet, genuine guy who was always happy to run into old friends.
- Paul Richard
From the Rahey family, please accept our deepest sympathy. We were very sad to learn of Larry's passing. Our families have known each other since we were children and we have fond memories of Larry as being a special individual who was kind & caring and a good basketball player.The loss of your brother is devastating. Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. The Rahey's
- Ann Etter
So sorry to learn about Larry's sudden passing. What a terrible shock! My sincere condolences.
- SharonCunningham
Steve,Susan and the Smith Family Very saddened to read of Larry's sudden passing.Please accept my sincere condolence's
- Bud Audas
Very sad news, my condolences to the Smith family.
- Karl Brown
To Steve, Susan, Emily and Matt, we are so sorry to hear about Larry's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are most certainly with all of you and your entire family at this time. The Wipers
- The Wipers
My condolences to the Smith family. Larry was a great competitor. Loved playing basketball with him and against him at our weekend pickup games at Kings.
- Doug Briand
To Steve and Susan (and family). So sorry to hear about your loss. Your friends in the running group are all thinking about you.
- Gina Brown

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