John Frederick Smith was born May 21, 1939 in Burlington, Vermont, and died February 2, 2016.
He graduated from high school in Berwick, Maine and joined the United States Air Force. He was a policeman, security guard and finally a marine design engineer, working at shipyards from coast to coast as well as the Gulf of Mexico. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and all sports on television.
John is survived by: His wife Sarah (Sally); daughter Dawn Eltzroth; sons – Greg Smith and wife Rose, Ryan Smith and wife Mara; stepson George Greeley and wife Jayne; stepdaughters – Kate Greeley and Andrea Lebel; brother Lester Smith and wife Sylvia; as well as several stepbrothers and stepsisters, 11 grandchildren and one
A celebration of John’s life will be held at a date not yet determined.