SMITH Ernest (Ernie) The family of the late Ernie Smith would like to thank all the family, friends and neighbours for their support, love, messages and donations received at this sad time. A special thank you to all the staff on Ward 1 at WCH for all their care and attention and to the hospital chaplains during Ernie's illness. Many thanks to Father Cenydd for his comforting service. Thanks also to Jean's Flower Boutique for the lovely flowers and to Michael Branney at Eaves Funeral Service for all his help and guidance. All donations will be given to the Great North Air Ambulance.