Gales Ferry- Allen Dean Smith, 66, of Gales Ferry, passed away on May 25, 2020.
He was born on December 16, 1953 in New London, the son of Paul L. Smith and Ellen D. (Stoddard) Smith.
On October 18th, 1986 he married Elizabeth (Thomson) Smith, of Gales Ferry; they were together for over 33 years.
Allen worked as a telephone technician for several businesses including AZ Corp. prior to his retirement.
Al was a loving father and an avid outdoorsman; his favorite pass times were fishing, hunting and observing the natural world around him. An accomplished handyman and mechanic, he spent much of his time working with his hands and passing on his knowledge to family and friends. With such knowledge he and his wife built their own house; a beautiful log cabin to keep nature around them always.
Allen is survived by his mother Ellen D Smith; his wife Elizabeth Smith, both of Gales Ferry, CT; his two sons Paul Smith, of Preston, CT and Patrick Smith, of Groton, CT; two brothers and four sisters.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic services are private. A celebration of Allen’s Life will be held in the future.Read More