Jean A. Smith – Smithfield

Jean A. Smith – Smithfield

Jean A. (Callahan) Smith, 88, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021. She was the wife of the late Charles E. Smith for 49 years before his passing in 2008.

Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late William F. and Mary E. (Hayden) Callahan.

Mrs. Smith graduated from the St. Joseph School of Nursing in 1953. She was a registered nurse at the former St. Joseph Hospital and the Fruit Hill Franciscan Missionaries of Mary Infirmary before retiring in 1992. She has been a Greenville resident since 1963 and a communicant of St. Philip Church.

She was the mother of Patricia A. Smith (Michael Peters), Diane E. Smith Hamel (David Goff), Gail M. Fugere (Mark), Charles E. Smith, Jr., Christopher L. Smith (Heather) and Terrence F. Smith (Meghan Mahan). She was the sister of the late William F. Callahan Jr. and John J. Callahan. She is also survived by 17 loving grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held in St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Pike, Greenville, on Feb. 11. Visitation and burial were private. In lieu of flowers, donations to VNA of Care New England will be appreciated.

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