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Born: Mar 07, 1916

Date of Passing: Nov 17, 2005

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SELMA LORRAINE SMITH With sorrow, the family announces the peaceful passing of Selma L. Smith on November 17, 2005 at the age of 89. Selma was born in Philadelphia, USA on March 7, 1916 the daughter of Samuel and Rose Adelman. She met her husband, the late Arthur A. Smith, while he was a student at the University of Pennsylvania. They married on September 3, 1937 in Tucson, AZ. In 1940 they settled in Winnipeg, Arthur's birthplace, and lived there for the rest of their lives. Selma was fond of art, theatre, ballet and opera. For a number of years she volunteered at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. She was also active in various Jewish Community Groups. Selma Smith is lovingly remembered by her daughter Dale Esme Pollock (James) of Boston and her son Kenneth David Smith (Elspeth) of Toronto. She was the proud grandmother of Lindsay D. Pollock of New York City and Justine A. Pollock of Boston. Also left to mourn her passing is her youngest brother Kerry Adelman of Portland, ME. She was predeceased by her brothers, Harold and Alvin and by her sisters, Helen and Irma. She will be sadly missed by many nieces and nephews and other family in the United States and Canada as well as by many dear friends. The family is very grateful to all those who assisted Selma over the past 20 years as companions and helpers. We wish to express our gratitude to the dedicated workers from Homecare, directed by the extraordinary Jerry Floom who when later combined with Dr. J. Mulder and the Home Palliative Team greatly enriched and enhanced Selma's life. The funeral will be held on Sunday, November 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Congregation Etz Chayim, 123 Matheson Ave., Winnipeg, (204)589-6305. Interment will be at the Rosh Pina Memorial Park. If desired a donation may be made to: Jewish Child and Family Services, C200 - 123 Doncaster St., Winnipeg, MB R3N 2B2 She was a woman of elegance, intelligence and beauty

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 18, 2005

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