Mr Cyril John Smith


Cyril, or John as he was known, will be sorely missed by family and friends alike. 


An ever-active member of the Sheering village community, he could always be relied on to help anyone who was in need right up until his recent health issues and the pandemic prevented him from doing so.  Famed for his quiz writing, which benefitted various charity & community groups, he was also a fervent supporter of The Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Service for whom he organised many fundraising events over the years.


As a doting father and grandfather his values and wisdom he passed down, will be a legacy not soon diminished.      


Cheerio to the oldest paper boy in town.

Charity details

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust

Our aim is to save lives, reduce or prevent disability, or suffering from critical illness and injury, by delivering a first class pre-hospital emergency medical service to the people of Essex, Hertfordshire and surrounding areas.

Without access to National Lottery funding and with limited support from Government, we continue to rely upon the generosity and goodwill of the people and businesses of Essex and Hertfordshire to remain operational and keep saving lives – working together funded by you!

Registered Number 1108989

Messages of condolence

John. You were such a kind and friendly man, we really enjoy spending time with you, thank you for your friendship. Rest in peace. Peter, Tracey and Family

Mr Peter Durkin

Service details

Cremation Service

25 June, 2021 13:00

Parndon Wood Crematorium

Parndon Wood Road, Harlow, CM19 4SF

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