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Hanson Gerald (Hanse) Smith


Hanson Gerald (Hanse) Smith

The death occurred peacefully at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Hospital, Alberton, on Sunday February 28, 2021,with his family by his side of Hanson Gerald (Hanse) Smith, of Alberton, age 86 years, beloved husband to Myrtle Mary (nee Gallant) Smith. Born at Northport, PEI, on April 20, 1934, he was the son of the late Brydon and Leona (nee Kinch) Smith.

Dear father to Paula (David) Cahill of Alberton and Kathy Pitre (Wayne Poirier) of Kinkora. Loving grandfather to Christopher Cahill. Dear brother to Velda (late Wyman) Milligan of Alberton, Francis (late Anna) Smith of Alberton and Bill Smith of O'Leary. He is also survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, Mary (Don) Jones of Piusville, Gladys (Mike) Spinn of Summerside, George (Velda) Gallant of St. Louis, Phillip (Stella) Gallant of St. Louis, Ronnie (late Lorna) Gallant of Waterford, Bobby Gallant of Summerside, Edna Gallant of O'Leary, Leona Gallant of Alberton, and Irene Shea of Ontario. He is also survived by his many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was predeceased by brothers Erskine and Ivan  and by brothers and  sisters-in-law, Wilbert Gallant, Harvey Gallant, Fred Gallant, Elaine (late Ray) Cormier, Judy Gallant and Kathleen (late Joseph) Bernard.

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton. No visitation by personal request. A Celebration of Life service to be held at a date and time to be announced later.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy memorials to the Western Hospital Equipment Fund would be gratefully appreciated.
Service Location
Sacred Heart Church, Alberton, PEI

No visitation by request

Burial Location
Sacred Heart Cemetery, Alberton

Requested Charity
Western Hospital Equipment Fund