Durling “Ted”‘s Obituary
SMELTZER, Durling Reid “Ted” – age 90 of Auburn formerly of Aylesford, passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at home. Born in Windsor, NS he was a son of the late Edward and Ethel (Hiltz) Smeltzer. Ted was a member of the Aylesford Baptist Church. He and his loving late wife of 64 years, Mary (Seaboyer) were foster parents and fostered 26 children over the years. Ted is survived by sons, Wayne (Tracey) and Dale (Joan); daughters, Carol (Michele), Pam Butler, Cheryl Roach and April Dewolfe; cherished grandchildren, Clancy, Helena, Edward, Jennifer, Colleen, Samantha, Abigael, Tanya, Laura Lee, Raelene, Heather, Anthony, Alexis, Bradley, Sarah, Simon, Ava, Jayda and many great grandchildren; and brother, Ervin, Upper Vaughan. Besides his parents and wife, Ted was also predeceased by brothers, Wiley and Morley and sister, Mabel Prout. A funeral service will be held at 2pm Tuesday January 5th, 2021 at Aylesford Baptist Church 2543 Hwy No 1, Aylesford. Pastor Patrick Gilbert officiating. Face masks and social distancing protocols are required. For those unable to attend in person, a live webcast of the service will be available for viewing on the funeral home website at 1:55 p.m. AST by selecting the ‘Live Stream’ option at the top of the home page. Burial will be in Aylesford Union Cemetery, Aylesford. Donations in memory may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Middleton Funeral Home, 398 Main St. toll free 1-855-825-3448. Online guestbook may be signed by visiting: www.middletonfuneralhome.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Durling Ted Reid Smeltzer January 01 1930 December 29 2020..
Death notice for the town of: Middleton, Province: Nova Scotia