Wallace Joseph Smith

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 to leave condolences.

Funeral Home

Menke Funeral Home
12420 N 103rd Ave. Sun City, AZ 85351
(623) 979-6451

Published in The Record-Journal on May 4, 2014