SMITH, Shirley Bennett 87, passed away at Forestview Manor in Meredith, NH on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Shirley was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Stanley, and by her sister, Anita Petrie, of Needham, MA. Shirley is survived by her sisters-in-law, Louise Kuzmich and Carol Smith, and brother-in-law Robert Petrie, as well as her daughters, Susan Berry and husband, Lloyd, and Patricia Greenfield and husband, Arthur, and her son Peter, all of Moultonborough, NH and her son Paul and wife, Cindy of West Groton, MA. She is also survived by seven grandchildren, Jeremy, Sara, Laura, Kristen, Julia, Michelle, and Tracy, and by two great-grandchildren, Leigh and Caleb. A Memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the West Acton Baptist Church, 592 Massachusetts Avenue, West Acton, MA 01720. For more information:

Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 17, 2013