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Gerald H. Smith

August 11, 1934 ~ July 15, 2022 (age 87)


Bath- Gerald H. Smith, 87, died Friday, July 15, 2022, at HillHouse Assisted Living in Bath.

     He was born in Poughkeepsie, New York on August 11, 1934, a son of David D. and Marjorie (Hunt) Smith.

     He received his BA in Business, at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY in 1957. On December 21, 1957, he married Anne Day.       Together they raised three sons, David, Frederick, and Stephen.  The family lived in many different locales during Gerry’s nine years in the Marine Corps, as a helicopter pilot, and during his subsequent career in retailing, finally retiring in 1996 to an 18th Century home they restored in Dresden and called “Bonheur”.

     He enjoyed fishing in Montreal, crossword puzzles daily, and helping at Goranson Farm but especially family trips with his sons and their families to Whisperwood Lodge, Belgrade, Maine.

      He was predeceased by his wife, Anne Day Smith on October 31, 2018.

     He is survived by three sons, David D. Smith of Woolwich, Frederick D. Smith and his wife Cynthia of Dracut, MA, and Stephen P. Smith and his wife Constance

of   Front   Royal, VA, as well as seven grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.

     A graveside service will be held at 11 AM, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Forest Hills Cemetery in Dresden.

          Arrangements are by   Daigle   Funeral   Home, 819   High   Street, Bath.

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Graveside Service
July 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Forest Hill Cemetery
Route 128
Dresden, ME 04342

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