Gerald Lee SmithSeptember 28, 1929 ~ June 15, 2017 (age 87)
Gerald “Jerry” Lee Smith, 87, returned to his heavenly home on June 15, 2017. Jerry, as everyone knew him, graduated Springfield High School in Springfield, VT, and enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 19, retiring 9 years later after serving in the Korean War at the rank of Master Sargent, to marry the love of his life, Doris “Anne” Smith. Together, they taught their 6 children to believe in God & country, to work hard, play hard, and to stick together. He worked as a milkman before finding his niche in administration, clerking at Laffin Supply Co., and as Housing Manager with the VT State Housing Authority in Springfield, VT for many years. .
Jerry leaves family behind, which include two sons, Randy Smith and Scott Smith, his daughters, Debbie Kathan, Diane Lafoe, and Evelyn “Katie” LaBarron. Jerry also leaves behind a brother Wayne Smith, and a sister Darlene Mason, his grandchildren, Cheryl Furr, Wayne Smith, Matthew Shepard, Jessica Curtis, Tasha Sargent, Eric Smith, Gary Camley, Seth Camley, Samantha Chalifoux, Sherrine Camley, and others, including many great grandchildren, nieces & nephews. Jerry is predeceased by his wife, Anne Smith, his son Larry Smith, his parents, Lawrence & Evelyn Smith, as well as his sisters Virginia Herschel, and Sylvia West.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at the Belmont Baptist Church, 49 Church Hill Rd, Belmont, NH 03220.
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