SMITH, Heather Jaye of St. Thomas, passed away on Thursday, July 18th, 2013, suddenly at her late residence, in her 44th year. Loved son of James and Barbara Kunkell and dearly loved mother of Bryanna Graham and Mitchell Graham (Stacey Wicks) and extended family to Danielle Hepburn. Loved grandmother of Nevah Canning and Jahtavion Tobias. Dear sister of Ryan Kunkel, Jason Kunkel (Trudy) and John and Steve Inch. She was born in London on August 2, 1969. Heather worked in accounting.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation Monday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to Ovarian Cancer Research.
The Williams Funeral Home was founded in 1893 by P.R. Williams and is one of the oldest Funeral businesses in the province. Over the next seven decades the business was passed down through several generations in the Williams Family. In the eariler years they occupied a number of different buildings along Talbot Street and in 1929 they purchased the building at 45 Elgin Street, from which they still operate.
In 1966, Gordon Hughson, who had operated the Hughson Funeral Home in Aylmer for the previous twenty one years, purchased the funeral home and continued the long tradition of dedication and service. Currently, the funeral home is operated by his sons, Allan and Gary Hughson.