SMITH, Lee Hanson Age 75, passed away on October 11, 2015 at South Shore Hospital. Lee was born in Natick and raised in Needham. He attended Bates College in Lewiston, ME where he studied English and met his wife of twelve years and the mother of his children, Cora Jean Snow. They settled in Medfield to start a family and Lee taught English at Medfield High School for 20 years. Lee would later settle in Weymouth, where he lived for many years until his passing. After teaching, he joined a small firm of master carpenters focusing on custom carpentry. Enjoying this work for many years, he participated in projects all over the South Shore, as well as on Nantucket and Beacon Hill. A talented magician who loved to perform tricks for friends and family at every opportunity, Lee belonged to the Society of American Magicians, as did his father, Dr. Lee O. Smith. He also volunteered for many years as a leader for Smokers' Anonymous. Lee is survived by his beloved children Bartley Snow and his wife Susan of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, Andrea Snow and her husband Ismael Carreras of Lexington, MA and Rachel Snow Kindseth and her husband Stephen of Woodbridge, CT, along with his cherished grandchildren Lindsey, Julie, Caroline, Julia, Andrew, and Evan. Lee is also survived by his sister Sandra Fuller and her husband Frederick of Tyngsborough, MA. Services for Lee will be private. Interment will be at Shawsheen Cemetery in Bedford, MA. To leave the family an online condolence, please visit www.CCShepherd.com
. Donations in memory of Lee may be made to Alzheimer's Disease Research Foundation (curealz.org
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Published by Boston Globe from Oct. 15 to Oct. 18, 2015.