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AUGUSTA -- John H. Smith, 89, died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, with his loving family by his side, at MaineGeneral Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center at Glenridge, following a long illness. He was born in Mattapoisett, Mass., on Aug. 14, 1922, the son of the late Harold G. and Alice S. (McNulty) Smith.

Smith was a communicant of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

He had been employed by the state of Massachusetts for 25 years and was a painter for most of his life.

Smith was predeceased by four sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Theresa A. (Soucy) Gagne Smith, of Augusta; two stepsons, Reginald Gagne and his wife, Joyce, and Steve Gagne and his wife, Shelly, all of Augusta; two stepdaughters, Rebecca Poulin and her husband, Patrick, and Susan Gagne and her fiancée, Michael Williams, all of Augusta; eight stepgrandchildren, several stepgreat-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Following cremation, a gathering of family and friends will be held on Tuesday, July 17, from 2-4 p.m. at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, July 18, at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Augusta. Burial and committal prayers will be held at a later date at St. Mary's Cemetery in North Attleboro, Mass.

Those who desire may make donations in John's memory to , Maine Chapter, 383 U.S. Route One, Suite 2C, Scarborough, 04074; , Founders' Affiliate, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005; or Kidney Foundation of Maine, PO Box 1134, Portland, ME 04104.

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Published in Central Maine from July 12 to July 16, 2012
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