MERIDEN, CONN. - Donald E. Smith, 87 of passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 6, 2013 at MidState Medical Center. Born June 5, 1925, in Oakfield, Donald was the son of the late Vernon and Glendelia (Glennie) Smith. Donald attended schools in Oakfield.
He leaves his soul mate of 62 years, Edna Smith. In addition to his wife, Edna, he leaves a son, Robert and his wife, Muriel, of Cromwell; a daughter, Cheryl and her husband, Tom, of Portland. He also leaves four granddaughters, Nicki, Becca, Melissa and Theresa; and nine great-grandchildren; a special nephew, Artie from St. Cloud, Fla.; and Taffy, his four-legged baby girl. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Mildred Prince and Bernice "Bunny" Tweedie.
Arrangements are under the direction of John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden, Conn. For online condolences, please visit www.jferryfh.com