Telegraph Journal, April 22, 2003
The death of Mr. Benjamin 'Ben' Smith of Rothesay, husband of Joan (Wall) Smith, occurred suddenly on Monday, April 21, 2003 at the age of 75. Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Jake and Ada (Guss) Smith, Ben had been employed with Abe Levine and Sons Ltd. in Saint John for 30 years, from where he retired. Ben was very active in volunteering for the Shaarei Zedek Synagogue, where he a member of the congregation. He was also an active volunteer for the Jewish Historical Museum. Ben will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends. Besides his wife, Joan, he is survived by two sons Jeffrey (Carolyn) Smith of Calgary, AB, and Dr. Mark Smith of Ottawa, ON, three daughters, Deborah Pitt (Chris) of Beaver Dam, NB, Patricia Scheklar of Calgary, AB, and Isabel Frankel (Joel) of Toronto, one sister Goldie Johnston (Lynwood) of Johnston's Point, NB, nine grandchildren, Michael, Jennifer, Daniel, Leah and Rachel Smith, Levi Scheklar, Anna and Samara Frankel, and Rebecca Smith, as well as nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, a sister, Helen, and a brother, Morris at a young age.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. from Brenan's Select Community Funeral Home Chapel, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB, (506) 634-7424. Interment will take place at Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the Jewish Historical Museum or to Shaarei Zedek Synagogue would be appreciated.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 2003.56.27. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Kashetsky-Michelson - F3.
Evening Times Globe, November 22, 1962, Page 25
At her residence, 3 Golden Grove Road, Nov 22, 1962, Mrs. Jennie Smith, survived by one son, one daughter, one brother, seven grandchildren.
Resting at the vestry of Shaarei Zedek Synagogue from where the funeral will be held Friday afternoon with service at 2 o’clock. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.344. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Abraham E. Smith - C1.
Saint John Times Globe, October 16, 1998
After a period of failing health, peacefully at home on October 15, 1998. Mrs. Isaacs was born in New York on April 19, 1907, the youngest child of Anna (Greenfield) and Elias Smith. The Smith family emigrated to Montreal, where Mrs. Isaacs grew up. After her father's death she moved to Saint John at the age of 16. Mrs. Isaacs was predeceased in 1970 by her beloved husbnand, A. Ralph Isaacs. The Isaacs' owned the American Clothing House, a men's clothing store at 9 Charlotte Street for many years, and Mrs. Isaacs worked in the office of the store.
Throughout her long life, Mrs. Isaacs was an active particpant in many cvivic organizations, including the Community Concert Organization, the Festival of Music, the Lionettes, the Business Women's Association. A lifelong member of Congregation Shaarei Zedek, she was devoted to Jewish life in Saint John, serving on the boards of most organizations. Her interest in Hadassah-WIZO led her to presidencies and board positions on a local, regional and national level.
Family was most important to Mrs. Isaacs and she devoted much time to nurturing relationships and caring for her family. She leaves behind two daughter, Elise Weisbach (Jerry), of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Susan Isaacs-Lubin of Saint John. A third daughter, Elizabeth Ann Reeds died in November 1997 in Los Angeles, California. She also leaves grandchildren, Michael (Amy), David (Joan) and Deborah (Michael) Weisbach and Judy and Leonard Reeds, as well as three great-grandchildren, a niece, Leslie Isaacs Ram of Ottawa, and many great nices and nephews.
For the past two years she made her home with Bonnie and Wayne MaClean, who cared for her with the same love and devotion they would have given their own mother, for which the family is truly grateful. Thanks also to Sue Sangster and Carla Price from Extra Mural for their care in our Mother's final days.
Resting at Ocean View Funeral Home, 91 Leinster Street (634-1712). Funeral Service will be held at 'Hillsley Chapel' on Friday, October 16, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. Interment in the Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum at 633-1833 or charity of the donor's choice.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 2000.69.21. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Nathan and Mary Meltzer - E5.
Telegraph Journal, October 3, 1955, Page 13
Also appeared in The Evening Times Globe
At his residence, 36 Princess Street on October 2, 1955, Abraham (Abe) E. Smith, son of the late Elias and Anna (Greenfield) Smith, leaving two brothers, one sister, and several nieces and nephews.
The body is resting at the home. Funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon from the vestry of Shaarei Zedek Synagogue with service at 3 p.m. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.345. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Abraham E. Smith - C1. Additional notes: Maritime manager, MGM Pictures
Telegraph Journal, September 4, 1950
Smith - At her residence, 29 Pitt St., Sept. 2, 1950, Anna Greenfield Smith, widow of Elias Smith and daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. B.M. Greenfield, leaving three sons, one daughter, one brother, one grandson, four granddaughters and three great-grandchildren.
Resting at Chamberlain’s Funeral Home, 145 King Street East from where the funeral will be held this morning with service at 11 o’clock. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.307. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Abraham E. Smith - C1.