Everett Joseph Smith, 93, of Atkinson NH

1925 - 2019

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Everett Joseph Smith, 93, of Atkinson NH, passed away peacefully Friday, October 11, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was the husband of the late Bernice E (Thumm) Smith who passed away on May 4, 2011.

Born in Lowell, on October 9, 1925, he was the son of the late Charles and Sarah (Howarth) Smith.

He graduated from Chelmsford High School prior to enlisting in the Army Air Corp during WWII.

After his Honorable Discharge from the Army Air Corp, he started working at New England Telephone from where he retired in 1985.

Mr. Smith was a life-long communicant of the former Matthews Memorial Primitive Methodist Church. He served on the board of directors at the Lowell Salvation Army, was a member of the Gideons International and was a lifetime member of the Mt. Pleasant Country Club.

He was an avid New England sports fan especially the Red Sox, enjoyed fishing, gardening, cross country skiing and spending time with his family

He is survived by his daughters; Lesley and her husband Richard Hodgman of Longmont, CO., Susan and her husband Jack Fuller of Litchfield, NH and Karen Hajjar of North Chelmsford, six grandchildren, Kristin and her husband Jeff Davenport, Michael Hodgman, Andrea and her husband Christopher Hovious, Laura and her husband Stephen Johnson, Samantha Higgins, and Alison Hajjar, a great granddaughter, Elizabeth Hovious as well as several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Smith was the brother of the late James Smith and Mary Foley.

The family would like to extent sincere thanks to the Visiting Angels for the loving and attentive care given by Donna Puig for the last 4 years, thank you Donna.

A private service will take place in Fairview Cemetery at a later date. Memorials in his name may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation at www. epilepsy.com. Arrangements are by the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA, 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

3 Condolences for Everett Joseph Smith, 93, of Atkinson NH

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    Terrence Kiernan


    With Everett’s help I was hired by New England Tel. in Jan. 1966. The best thing I ever did. I will be forever grateful . A great guy!

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    Larry Benson


    Everett is remembered fondly for his friendship and his service.
    The Bensons- formerly of Hemlock Heights

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    Donna Baker


    We have been his neighbor for 30 years and knew Bernice and his sister, Mary, and Dick. They were wonderful neighbors. I shared his love of the Red Sox and we attended a game together 5 years ago. He had wonderful stories about his Army Air Corps service. We will miss him.

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