SMIRLE, Joan Peacefully at the Ottawa General Hospital on Monday, December 13, 2004, Joan Smirle (nee Stretton) of Riverside Heights, age 81. Loving wife of the late Lloyd Smirle. Dear mother of Les (Noreen) of Oshawa, Terry (Linda) of Markham and Shirley Smirle of Riverside Heights. Joan will be fondly remembered by 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by a brother Thomas and sisters Elizabeth, Rose and Kathleen. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Marsden and McLaughlin Funeral Home, Williamsburg (535-2339) on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service at the Funeral Home on Friday, December 17th at 11 a.m., followed by cremation. Interment of cremated remains, Morewood Cemetery. Donations to the Diabetes Society or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Published in the Ottawa Citizen on 12/15/2004.