It is with great sadness that we have lost members of our District 7070 Rotary family this month. Everyone in District 7070 expresses their deepest sympathies to our extended Rotary family. 

Peter Smith - Rotary Club of Belleville

Suddenly on November 14, 2019 at the age of 57 years. Born in St. John, New Brunswick. Loving husband and best friend of Vicki (nee Langford). Cherished father of Darcy (Dan Duguay), Carly (Mathieu Belanger) and Matthew Smith. Dear son of Margaret and the late Edward Smith. Beloved son-in-law of Bob and Shirley Langford. Dear brother of Andrew (Sandra), Tim and Geoff (Angela). Dear brother-in-law of Rob and Sharron Langford. Fondly remembered by nieces and nephews.

He will be sorely missed by his buddies in the “Dog Pound” and his many friends in the automotive industry. Peter began his career working at General Motors Corporation in Sales and Service in Oshawa. He then managed GM dealerships in the GTA before becoming a GM dealer Principal in Belleville in 2004. He was involved in many organizations across the Quinte area. The latest being a board member at B.G.H. A Rotarian for the last 15 years. Peter enjoyed the fellowship of the local community members. His hobbies included playing golf, travel, boating, playing and watching hockey.

Friends called at the BURKE FUNERAL HOME (613-968-6968) 150 Church Street, Belleville on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 and Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 . Funeral Service was held at Ramada Harbourview Conference Centre (11 Bay Bridge Road, Belleville) on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 . Reception followed in the Ramada Conference Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations to Belleville General Hospital Foundation or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences welcomed at

The thoughts and prayers of many Rotarians throughout District 7070 are with Vicki and the family at this very sad and difficult time.



If you hear of any Rotarian who has passed away, please send your notices to our District Newsletter Editor, Dave Andrews at