SUN CITY, Ariz. - Wallace Joseph Smith, "Wally" or "Poppy", died Tuesday, April 29, 2014.
He was born in Meriden, on June 9, 1935.
Survived by his wife, Ellen Savanella-Sokolik Smith, of Sun City, Ariz.; and sister, Barbara Giacco, of Southington; children, Cynthia (Mark) Rosenberg and son, Michael (Barbara Ann) Smith, all of Gilbert, Ariz. Preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Anne Cotter Smith; and brother, Gregory Smith, of Moodus. He has 11 grandchildren; and five soon to be six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, May 9, at Menke Funeral Home 12420 N. 103rd Ave, Sun City, Ariz., at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of Arizona Foundation, 19820 N. 7th Ave. Suite 130, Phoenix, AZ 85027. Please visit www.menkefuneralhome.com
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