NAUGATUCK — George “Smitty” Smith, 88, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Beacon Brook Healthcare surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Dorothy (Gluse) Smith.
George was born on Sept. 3, 1925 in Waterbury a son of the late William and Helen Smith. He was retired from Conn’s Music Shop where he worked as a technician for many years.
Besides his loving wife, Dorothy, he was survived by seven sons, Robert Smith and his wife June of Naugatuck, David Smith of Waterbury, Richard Smith and his wife Terry of Oxford, Paul Smith of Waterbury, Gerald Smith of Naugatuck, Jeffrey Smith of Waterbury, and Steven Smith of Naugatuck; one sister, Ann Rozycki of Naugatuck. He will also be missed by his six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, a niece Carol Grenier of Barkhamsted as well as several other nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers and one sister.
The funeral will be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 9 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. Friends may call at the Buckmiller Brothers Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck on Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made in George’s name to: St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St,, Naugatuck, CT 06770.
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