Rev. John Richard
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of the Reverend John Richard Smallman after a very difficult battle with cancer on July 30, 2003. John was the beloved Minister of the Agassiz United Church and Rosedale United Church. He is survived by his wife Mary Diann Smallman (her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren); John’s son, Sean (Krista) Smallman; daughter, Suzanne Smallman; grandchildren: Michael, Michelle, Melissa, Jake, Megan; and sister, Patricia Trehan.
He was predeceased by his late wife, Wendy Smallman; father and mother, Jack and Molly Smallman; and brother, Frank Smallman.
There will be an opportunity to pay your respects to John at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2003 in the afternoon from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., and in the evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. There will be a service celebrating John’s life and ministry at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2003 at the Agassiz United Church located at 6860 Lougheed Hwy, Agassiz. A time of refreshments and fellowship will follow at about 12:30 p.m. at the Camp River Hall, 50246 Camp River Road, Rosedale. Should family and friends so desire, donations in his memory may be made to the Agassiz United Church — Proposed Pastoral Charge Memorial Garden Fund or Canadian Cancer Research Foundation.