David F. Smith - Cumberland

David F. Smith - Cumberland

David F. Smith, 70, of Crestwood Court passed away Tuesday, April 8 in the Miriam Hospital, Providence surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Arlene G. (Griffin) Smith.

Born in Pawtucket he was the son of the late Francis J. and Anna (Thomson) Smith. Dave was a lifelong resident of Cumberland.

He was a 1961 graduate of Cumberland High School and also a graduate of New England Institute of Anatomy, Boston and Johnson and Wales University, Providence.

Dave was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve. He was a member of the Knight of Columbus and also a past member of the St. Aidan Church Parish Council, Cumberland.

He was employed as a regional finance manager for Navistar International formerly International Harvester for 37 years until his retirement.

Besides his wife he leaves four children, Christopher T. Smith of Cumberland, Heidi A. San Souci of Manchester, N.H., Heather J. Rousseau of Lempster, N.H., and Jenna F. Smith of Cumberland; one sister, Karen A. Bernardo of Cumberland; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held Friday, April 11 at 9 A.M. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road Cumberland, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in St. Patrick Church, 301 Broad Street, Cumberland. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 P.M.

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