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HARRINGTON - Christine Ada Smith, age 93, the wife of the late Chester V. Smith, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2015, in Ellsworth, Maine. Christine was born in Island Falls, Me, on May 6, 1921. She was the daughter of Oscar and Ethel Curtis Garnett. She was one of 12 Children. She lived most of her life in Harrington, Maine.

She worked for Jedrey Clam Shop, Frye's Clam Shop, and Roy Ray's clam shop in Harrington Me. In addition, she was the cook for St. Regis Lumber for 2 years.

She is survived by her children Helena McMillan and her husband, Bill of Groveland, California and Paul Smith and his wife, Diane of Sparks, Nevada, six grandchildren: Karen McMillan of Pleasant Hill, California, Michael McMillan of Las Vegas, Nevada, Marc McMillan of Dublin, California, Lindsay Smith of Manchester, New Hampshire, Bradley Smith of Old Orchid Beach, Maine, and Laura Smith of Harrington, Maine, and four great grandchildren: Kyle, Joseph and Jordan McMillan of Las Vegas, Nevada and Bennett Cole Smith of Franklin, Maine. She is also survived by her brother Rodney Garnett of Brunswick, Maine.

Christine loved to knit and crochet; she also loved to read and was an outstanding cook.

She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church of Columbia, Maine.

Christine's family feels that she would rather have donations made to the Faith United Methodist Church in her memory in lieu of purchasing flowers. Arrangements were made by Bragdon-Kelley Funeral Home in Ellsworth, ME.
Published on  March 11, 2015
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