Obituary: Lucy M. (Ross) Smith, 88

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NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. - Lucy M. (Ross) Smith, 88, died Monday, Dec. 3, in the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Her husband, Wallace L. Smith, Sr., died in 1996.

She is survived by three sons, Wallace L. Smith, Jr., and his wife, Sandra, of Whitinsville, James W. Smith, and his fiance, Nancy, of Canton, and Ross W. Smith, and his wife, Nancy, of Uxbridge; two daughters, Gale M. Stevens, and her husband, Brian, of Uxbridge, and Kim A. Smith, of Whitinsville; 14 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Sandra L. Shamp, of Farmington, ME.

Mrs. Smith was born in Whitinsville, July 13, 1924, the daughter of Alexander and Lucy (Brooks) Ross, and lived here until moving to Uxbridge in 2009. She attended Northbridge schools. Mrs. Smith worked at the former Phillip's Market in Whitinsville, at Fenwal Corp in Ashland, and as a greeter at Walmart in Whitinsville.

She was a member of the Blackstone Valley United Methodist Church in Whitinsville and the "Young at Hearts" group there. She belonged to the American Legion Ladies' Auxiliary, enjoyed reading and playing Bingo, and especially enjoyed time spent with her family.

Mrs. Smith's funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Carr Funeral Home, 24 Hill Street, Whitinsville. Burial will follow in Riverdale Cemetery. Calling hours are 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts Chapter, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA, 02472.

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