SMITH, Patricia Diane, nee Kraft (Cook)

December 19, 1946 – May 9, 2022

age 75

Born Dec 19th, 1946 in Bowness, Calgary, Alberta

Died May 9th 2022, At Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, from Cancer.

Patricia was a loving mother to Tashia Marie nee Cook (Stanley Scott) and grandmother to her only granddaughter Hannah Marie Scott both of which currently reside in the U.K.

She was also a loving Aunt to her niece Kathy Weltzin & family, nephews Bobby, and Dino (Michelle) Mariani, Micheal, Christian, and Phillip Heck.

She is also survived by brother and sister Gloria and William (Brenda) Kraft and brother-in-law Norbert Mariani.

Patricia lived in Vancouver, BC with George Arthur Cook, where she had her only daughter Tashia Marie. She then moved back to Calgary, where she met her husband Edward Smith and moved with him and her daughter to Medicine Hat, where she stayed for 8 years before moving back to Calgary in 1994.

Patricia was a kind-hearted woman as seen through her voluntary services at the soup kitchen in East Village, Calgary where she became known as the “The Angel of East Village”.

Her last years she became a resident of Providence Care Home where she made many friends and advocated for her fellow residents.

Predeceased by Mother Marie, Father Alexander, Sister- Arlene Mariani and Nephew Mark Mariani.

Cremation services entrusted to Cochrane Country Funeral Services.

Her family will be holding a private service with a scattering at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Larry Slywka, Funeral Director

Cochrane Country Funeral Home – cochrane@piersons.ca – 403-932-1039

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  1. On 19/05/2022 at 10:41 pm Donna Stevenson Stuckert Said:

    Sorry to hear about Patty. My thoughts are with all of you during these sad times.
    Love cousin Donna
    Donna Stevenson (Stuckert)