Mr. Ronald A. Smith
- August 31, 1935 - July 21, 2012
- Brockton, Massachusetts
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“Dad I miss you so much, I think of you everyday of my life and I can't wait to see you again. I Love you and miss you so much. But some day we shall...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: christine bettencourt - s easton, MA
“Papa may you rest easy.... I admire your strength and courage and the fight you put up. You are one of the strongest men I know. I'm going to miss...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Katelyn - Plymouth , MA
“We are friends of Kerry Lynn and I know she has already made you proud! Our hearts and prayers go out to you all. Kerry Lynn if there is anything...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Lisa & Donny Westgate - Brockton, MA
“To the Smith family,
Kathy,Chrissy & Lisa I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing.
After losing my dad recently I know the sorrow that you are...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Bob Hamm - raynham, MA - friend
“Dear Nancy, My deepest sympathy. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you grieve. Caroline Murphy
5 of 25 | Posted by: Caroline Murphy - Brockton, MA
“god bless all of you so sorry to hear of his death i remember all the good times on martland ave he always took us out snow mobiling at the raymond...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: maryellennewellcurrie - whitman, MA
“Nancy , so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. We really like him and enjoyed his company. I know you will miss him terribly.
Walt & Carol
7 of 25 | Posted by: Walter & Carol Karcz - Bradenton, FL
“Nancy, sorry to hear about Ron's passing. He was a great guy always ready to laugh and share in the fun. Please accept our prayers and deepest...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Gary & Peggy Enos - Taunton, MA
“We were very sorry to hear of Ron's passing. Keep all those special memories close to your heart.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.!
Warmest...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Sheila OBrien - Taunton, MA
“We will always remember spending time with Ron and Nancy at the Lake in New Hampshire. Good times and good memories. We will miss you Ron.
10 of 25 | Posted by: Michelle & Mike - Swansea, MA
“The Packard's of Cumming GA offer their thoughts and prayers to all that have been blessed and touched by Ron over these years. We've always known...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Glenn Packard - Cumming, GA
“Papa you will be truly missed but i know you are with us. You were truly one of the hardest workers ive ever met. You were an amazing papa. I have ...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Kerry Lynn - Brockton, MA
“Nancy so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you.
13 of 25 | Posted by: Terri kuskoski - Brockton, MA
“My prayers are with the family. I'll miss you uncle ronnie
14 of 25 | Posted by: karen martin - stoughton, MA
“Our deepest condolences. You are in our prayers.
15 of 25 | Posted by: Rosa DeAndrade
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
16 of 25 | Posted by: Felix and Mary - Onset, MA
“It saddens me to see a classmate pass away. Ronny and I were in the same homeroom together having the same last name. He was always upbeat and a...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Joan Smith DiMatteo - Stoughton, MA
“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make....Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Julie Daniloff - Sandwich, MA
“So sorry to hear of Ron's passing.currently in San Diego visiting family. My thoughts and prayers to Connie, Joann and the rest of Ron's family. Love...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Kara Galasso-Garcia - Falmouth, MA
“Ron was a wonderful uncle and great uncle, we will surely miss his wonderful smile, wisdom, and laughter. The Roberts/Alie Mack
20 of 25 | Posted by: alison mack - middleboro, MA
“Daddy I miss you and love you, will never forget you, your beautiful smile and the twinkle in your eyes....Its your time to rest now..Love always...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Kathy Packard
“Papa you were an amazing man with a huge heart. You will be missed by so many. I will be sure to remember all the great memories we shared and I will...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: ashley - plymouth, MA
“I will always love you
23 of 25 | Posted by: Nancy Hanson smith - Brockton, MA
“So sad to hear of your Dad's passing. So many fond memories of being at your house in the early 70's and spending time there with the family and the...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Michele Grieco McCorkle - MA
“Ron, was a great guy. We will miss Ron always but, especially on Thanksgiving when he and Nancy would come for dinner. Ron had the greatest sense...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Sue & Wally Hogan - Somerset, MA
Ronald A. Smith, 76, a longtime resident of Brockton, died at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital on Saturday, July 21. He was the husband of Nancy M. (Hanson) Smith. Born and raised in Stoughton, he was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1955. He was a resident of Brockton for 50 years. Mr. Smith was a plumber with Local 51 in Brockton and Providence for 50 years before retiring 10 years ago. He enjoyed boating, snowmobiling and spending time at his home in New Hampshire.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Smith is survived by his children, Kathleen Packard and her husband Kenneth of Plymouth, Christine Bettencourt and her husband Wayne of S. Easton and Lisa Smith of Wareham. He was the grandfather of Kevin, Ashley, Katelyn, Kerry Lynn and Jonathan and great-grandfather of Caleb, Chloe and Baby John. He is also survived by his sisters, Constance Martin and Joanne McGowan both of Stoughton, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Immaculate Conception Church, 122 Canton St., Stoughton on Thursday, July 26 at 10:30 AM. Visiting Hours will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt.27) Stoughton on Wednesday from 5-8 PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ronald's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.