With great sadness, Brian's family announces his passing at the Regina General Hospital, Regina, SK on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the age of 64 years.
Brian's memory will be forever cherished by his wife Candy Smyth; daughter Misty (Dallas) Hall, granddaughter Macie and grandson Tanner; son Dusty (Kristen) Smyth, granddaughters, Ella and Vayda; son Lucas Smyth (Heather Pratt); brothers, Terry (Sharon) Smyth, Pat Smyth (Christopher and Jesse, and their mother Teresa Smyth) and Richard (Charmaine) Smyth; sister-in-law Trudy Klassen and her sons, Terrell (Shannon Koziol), Teagan and Terren; nephews, Chris English (Trisha) and Kyle Langen (Jacey); niece Samantha Farstad (Kolter) and children Jackson, Lincoln, Kayden and Lucien.
He was predeceased by his daughter Kristy Hoffort; parents, George (Shorty) and Vera Smyth (Prescott); in-laws, Arnold and Marion Langen.
A Service of Remembrance for Brian was held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Estevan, with The Venerable Wilma Woods and The Very Reverend Mike Sinclair officiating. Following the service, a time of fellowship and refreshments was held at the Beefeater Plaza, Estevan. Interment will take place at the Bienfait Cemetery at a later date.
Those wishing to make donations in Brian's memory may do so directly to the St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation (designated to the Chemotherapy Department or the Renal Dialysis Unit), 1176 Nicholson Road, Estevan, SK, S4A 0H3.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hall Funeral Services, Estevan.
We would like to thank everyone who has shown our family such tremendous support during this very difficult time. Thank you for the cards, donations of food, floral arrangements and monetary donations for the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation. We appreciate all the visits and calls that we have received. We wish to thank all of Brian’s fishing buddies who were honourary pallbearers. Thank you to everyone near and far who attended the funeral service for Brian. Thank you to those that brought meals to our family. Thank you to Wilma Woods and Mike Sinclair for the wonderful service for Brian. Thank you to Sheilagh Pattemore for the very meaningful eulogy. Thank you to Dustin Hall and staff of Hall Funeral Services. Your patience and guidance helped us through a very difficult time.
With love and gratitude,
Candy, Misty, Dusty, Lucas and families