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Robert A. Smith

July 8, 1945 ~ June 19, 2022 (age 76)

Obituary

LEOMINSTER – Robert A. Smith, 76, of Leominster, formerly of Lunenburg, died Sunday, June 19, 2022, at HealthAlliance – Clinton Hospital, Leominster surrounded by his family.

   Bob was born in Concord, MA, son of the late Ralph D. and Mable C. (Tracy) Smith and was raised in Bolton where he attended local schools. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1967.

   Bob was a carpenter by trade who worked for several companies over the years, most recently for Lauring Construction Company of Worcester. He was a master carpenter who loved helping others build and remodel their homes and enjoyed working on projects with his children. In his retirement before his illness, Bob volunteered his time with Habitat for Humanity.

   Bob was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling to Las Vegas and the casinos as well as many trips to Disney World with his grandchildren. He also loved gardening and woodworking.

   Bob is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sandra (Gaucher) Smith; two children, Robert Smith, Jr. of Fitchburg, MA and Deborah Koch and her husband, Adam of Fitchburg, MA; three grandchildren, Amanda Skarka and her husband, Michael of Bristol, CT, Courtney Koch of Boylston, MA and Justin Koch of Fitchburg, MA; and many nieces and nephews.

   Bob was predeceased by his two brothers, Hardy and Ralph and his sister Mildred.

   A calling hour will be held in the Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 763 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunenburg, MA 01462, on Friday, June 24, 2022, from 10:00am to 11:00am.

   His funeral service will be held at 11:00am, in the funeral home immediately following the calling hour.

   Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, 257 Main Street, Leominster, MA 01453.

   The family kindly asks that memorial contributions be made to Habitat for Humanity, North Central Massachusetts, 201 Great Road, Suite #301, Acton, MA 01720 or online at https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=MLCZMUU6VGW4W&source=url

   John F. Masciarelli and Terresa Shea, Funeral Directors.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 24, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sawyer - Miller - Masciarelli FH - Lunenburg
763 Mass. Ave.
Lunenburg, MA 01462

Funeral Service
Friday
June 24, 2022

11:00 AM
Sawyer - Miller - Masciarelli FH - Lunenburg
763 Mass. Ave.
Lunenburg, MA 01462

Committal
Friday
June 24, 2022

12:15 PM
Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster

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