Obituary of Daphne Clarabelle Gardiner
Passed peacefully on May 13, 2023 in Smiths Falls at the age of 84. Predeceased by her parents Allan and Violet Killingbeck (nee Stewart), her daughter Elizabeth, and her grandson Cody. Daphne leaves behind her husband Edward “Ned” Gardiner of 66 years; daughter Virginia (Pat) and her children Nicole & Kristyn; son Al (Ghislaine) and their children Kimberly & Matthew; and daughter Debra (Ray) and her daughter Brittany. She will be deeply missed by her beloved great-grandchildren Carlie, Fern, Caiden, Caysie, Laiken, Chance, Kyrah, Avery, Taylor, Jake, Jackson, and Raychel. Remembered by her living siblings Danny (Linda), and Denzel (the late Evy), and her dear friend Liz from next door. Daphne was an artist; in her younger years she painted, played piano, and composed music. Her family would like to express their heartfelt thank you to the Brockville General Hospital and the Smiths Falls Hospital for their compassion and care. A celebration of Daphne’s life will take place at a later date, family and friends will be notified. If desired, donations to the Heart & Stroke foundation would be greatly appreciated.