Richard Smith
Richard Smith

Obituary of Richard D. Smith

Richard D. Smith, age 89, of Webster died July 20th peacefully at home surrounded by family. Richard was born September 3, 1928 in Milford, MA. He was the son of the late Joseph Henry and the late Clara Louise (Clark) Smith. He was predeceased by his wife of 36 years Margaret F. (Brady) Smith in 1992, and his brother, Joseph Clark Smith. He is survived by six daughters: Maura Jalbert and her husband Joseph of Barre, Paula Bankit and her husband Greg Sr. of Worcester, Donna Moore and her husband William of Cherry Valley, Patricia Ciesluk of Webster, Lisa Rizzo and her husband Joseph of Oxford, Debra D'Agostino and her husband John of Holden. A sister-in-law Alice Creighton and her husband Morgan of Uxbridge. He leaves seventeen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He served in the United States Marines Corps during the Korean War, proudly discharged as a Sergeant. He was the Plant Controller for many years at Cranston Print Works in Webster. Richard enjoyed taking trips with his wife to North Conway and Cape Cod. He also enjoyed golfing, cribbage, Webster/Dudley Rotary Club, and bird watchers club. He was also a former chairman for the local United Way. My dad and family would like to extend a special thank you to Sandy Mundell for taking excellent care and always making him feel comforted. Calling hours will be on Monday, July 23 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Bartel Funeral Home & chapel 33 Schofield Ave, Dudley. A Catholic Mass and burial will be held Tuesday, July 24 at 10 am at St. Louis Church, 14 Lake St., Webster, MA with Monsignor Doran officiating. Following the mass, burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Uxbridge. www.bartelfuneralhom.com In lieu of flowers "say a prayer".
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Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 23, 2018 Location: Bartel Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Tue., Jul. 24, 2018 Location: St. Louis Church
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