- Alton T. Smith, 93, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at a Mars Hill long term care facility. Alton was born in Bridgewater on August 24, 1923, to the late Joseph and Alletta (Teague) Smith.
He grew up there and married Ruth Bell in 1941,and remained married for 69 years until her death in 2011. They lived on the farm in Bridgewater, where Alton was a potato farmer until he retired in 1987, and they moved to Blaine. He was a member and trustee of Bridgewater Baptist Church and attended there his whole life until the time he went into assisted living care.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Ruth; a brother, Donald Smith; and sister-in-law, Dorothy. He leaves behind a daughter, Carol McLeod of Rockland, MA; grandchildren, Heather and Holly McDonough; a dear brother, Charles Smith; and sister-in-law, Alma of Blaine. He is also survived by his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Wendell and Marilyn Bell; and close friend, Fran Albert.
A private burial will be at a later date in the spring. Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04734. Online condolences and guest book: www.dunnfuneral.com.
Published on  March 14, 2017