Donald Smythe

Smythe- Peacefully with his wife by his side at St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia on Thursday April 11, 2019. Donald Lawrence Smythe, age 80 years of Courtright. Beloved husband of Andrea Smythe for 57 years. Loving father of Stephanie Smythe of Vancouver Island and Stuart Smthye of St. Thomas. Treasured grandfather of Colin, Owen and Jada. Fondly remembered by brother-in-law, Richard (Shirley) Trussler of Kitchener. Numerous brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews also survive. Don was a longtime employee of Nova Chemicals having retired in 1999. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will be held at Conestoga Cemetery, Kitchener at a later date. As expressions of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia or to Autism Speaks. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral Home, Corunna. Messages and condolences may be left online @ Knight 519-862-2845

Visitation Information

There will be no formal visitation at this time.


St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia Autism Speaks

Funeral Date

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.

10 thoughts on “Donald Smythe”

  1. Greg and Janet Phibbs

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Don. He will be truly missed. I worked with Don for many years at Nova and was inspired by his work ethics and knowledge. He was a true mentor. We also had many fun times playing Squash and golf together over the years. Will miss seeing him at Mooretown, Again, my deepest sympathy. Rest in peace my friend.

  2. Stu & family.
    Please accept my sincere condolences, for the loss of your father, husband, grandfather.
    I thought of you, when I read about your dad and wondered how you were doing.
    My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family, in this sorrowful time.


  3. The Domotor Family

    Thinking of the family during this time. He will be missed at all the sporting events but we know that he will be there in spirit. RIP Don.

  4. Bob and Stephanie Sutton

    So sorry to hear about Don. Our thoughts go out to Andy and family. I will truly miss him on our golf days. He was a great mentor to me on my putting game. Don was a great man and a true friend.

  5. Ross & Thelma Metcalf

    We wish to express our sincere condolences in the passing of Stuart's father and Colin, Owen and Jada's special grandfather.

  6. Andrea and family , sorry for hearing of Donald's passing .My prayers to Andrea .
    Richard Lunn , Chem plant employee

  7. Jody Wagner

    Stephanie and Stewart so sorry for the loss of your dad. May memories provide comfort in your time of sorrow.

  8. Stuart and Mrs. Smythe, all my condolences on the passing of your Father and Husband. My thoughts are with you both.


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