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Obituary - SMELTZER, Mary Catherine (nee Caddel)

Updated: Apr 29

 SMELTZER, Mary Catherine (nee Caddel)

March 27, 1935- April 15, 2024 

Reunited into the loving arms of her husband Douglas at the age of 89. Devoted mother of Timothy Smeltzer (Liisa 2022), Paul Smeltzer (Kathleen), Jayne Thrasher (Patrick 2001), Jamie Smeltzer (2021), Lisa Beneteau (Lawrence) and Peter Smeltzer, (Debbie). 

Cherished grandma to 12 grandchildren and GG to 19 great grandchildren. 

Predeceased by her parents Wallace and Elsie Caddel, her siblings Morrison Caddel (Gail), Murla Finley (Paul), Margaret Cannard (Doug), Deanna Petersen (Grant) and Ivor Caddel (Irene). 

She will be dearly missed by her many relatives and many friends. Mary Catherine will be fondly remembered as a dedicated member of the Order of the Eastern Star for 63 years, serving as a Worthy Matron as well as several other capacities. 

She was a life long fan of the Toronto Blue Jays. 

Mary Catherine was a very proud “Haweater”, through and through, and considered Manitoulin home. 

At Mary Catherine’s request, a private family service has taken place with interment at Rose Hill Cemetery. 

If you so desire, donations may be made to Erie Shores Health Centre.

Arrangements entrusted to James H. Sutton Funeral Home, 401 Sandwich St S, Amherstburg, ON. 519-736- 2134. Share a memory or sign the book of condolence at www. 

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