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Richard R. Smith
WOONSOCKET- Richard R. Smith, 81, died Wednesday, July 13th. Cherished husband of Ann (Grivers) Smith for over 52 years, Richard is survived by his 3 children, Mary Beth Sztabor, David Smith, both of Woonsocket and Jane Soucy of Cumberland. In addition to being a dedicated father, Richard lovingly grandfathered 4 children: Joshua Sztabor, Bethany, Nathaniel and Michael Soucy. Their father Jerry Soucy was honored to be Richard's son in law. He was the brother of the late Stanley, Robert and Shirley Smith and Jean Carpenter.
Richard was born and lived in Woonsocket his entire life. He was a member of the IBEW Local 99 as a master electrician. Richard worked for the former Electric Maintenance on Railroad St. and provided industrial electrical services in many of the local mills for over 35 years. His interests included: golfing, cards, bowling, gardening, and preparing delicious meals for his family.
His Funeral will be Monday at 9:00 AM from the Kubaska Funeral Home, 33 Harris Ave. with a Celebration of Life Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, 170 Harris Ave. Woonsocket. Relatives & Friends are invited. Visitation hours are Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bringham and Women's Hospital, Development Office, indicate Chaplaincy Program, 116 Huntington Ave. 5th Floor, Boston, MA. 02116