It is with great sadness that the family of Jeannie Holmes announces her passing which occurred on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at the age of 78, at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Johnstone, Scotland on March 17, 1941, she was the daughter of the late William and Charlotte (Mills) Smith.
Jeannie was a native of Port Glasgow, Scotland; however she called Kingston, NB home for her latter 50 years. Jeannie enjoyed spending time with her many friends, "The Peninsula Pearls", and in her early years she volunteered for the Special Olympics.
Jeannie was dearly loved and will be forever remembered by her daughters: Catherine Kruining (Bill) and Jennifer Robichaud (Darren); siblings: Allistair Smith and Maureen McIntosh; grandchildren: Stephanie, Jamie, Kaila, Matthew, Nicholas and Ethan; great grandchildren: Korie, Jude and Calix; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Jeannie was predeceased by her siblings: Henry, Robert, Ian, Billy, Margaret and Rhoda; and beloved friend Mae.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Reid’s Funeral Home (506-832-5541), 1063 Main Street, Hampton, NB where visitation will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020 from 12 to 2 PM with the funeral service following at 2:00 PM. Interment will take place in the spring at Kingston United Baptist Cemetery.
The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of the Saint John Regional Hospital Palliative Care Unit and Emergency Department for making Jeannie comfortable and at peace during her final days. Your kindness and compassion shown towards Jeannie and her family will not be forgotten.
Donations in memory of Jeannie may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and memorial donations may be made through ReidsFH.com