Robert "Bob" M. Smith, 73, of Longmeadow, Mass., and formerly of Enfield, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 13, 2013, at Baystate Medical Center. Bob was the beloved husband of 35 years to Susan (Webber) Smith.
He was born on Dec. 31, 1939, in Stafford Springs, son of the late Marshall and Beatrice (Ramsey) Smith. Bob retired in 2003 from the Town of Agawam, Mass., Custodial Department after 25 years of service. He also worked at the Riverview Dairy and managed the Chuck Wagon Restaurant, both in Enfield. In his leisure time he enjoyed golfing, fishing, and relaxing at the beach.
Besides his loving wife, Susan, he is survived by his children, Kathy Lavallee and husband, David, Ellen Ludemann, Robert Smith and wife, Ginger, William Smith and wife, Eva, all of Enfield, and James R. Smith of Longmeadow, Mass.; his seven beloved grandchildren, Christopher, Zachary, Joshua, Hannah, Ryan, Megan, and Chelsea; and great-grandchild; Tegan. He is also survived by two sisters, Ruth Boucher and husband, Fred, of Enfield and Carol Starbard of Springfield; along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Relatives and friends may gather with his family during calling hours on Friday, May 17, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield. Funeral services for Bob will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. John Melnick officiating at the funeral home. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in Hillcrest Park Cemetery, Springfield.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to
, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38173-3704; Little Sisters of the Poor, 1365 Enfield St., Enfield, CT 0682; or
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