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MATTAWAMKEAG - David Reed Smart, 65, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away, August 10, 2014, at a Bangor hospital, due to complications from an automobile accident. He was born April 26, 1949, in Bangor, the oldest of three children of Donald C. and Hazel (Reed) Smart. David retired as a machinist after working 40 years at Great Northern Paper Co. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing and working the land. He especially enjoyed showing his grandson how to use the farm equipment. David was predeceased by his father, Donald C. Smart. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Lois Smart, of Mattawamkeag; a daughter, Toni Poll and her husband, David Poll along with the joy of his life, grandson Hunter Poll, all of Hudson; a son, Douglas Smart; mother, Hazel Smart, both of Mattawamkeag; sister, Ruth Philbrick, and her husband, Wade Philbrick; niece, Jennifer Otis and husband, Rob Otis and grand-niece, Stevie Otis, all of Greenbush; sister, Vicki Brown, and her husband, Marty Brown, of Carmel; and a brother-in-law, Raymond Humphery, of Amherst. A celebration of life where family and friends can join in remembering David will be announced at a later date.
Published on  August 13, 2014
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