George Smith, Jr.

Obituary of George C. Smith, Jr.

George C. Smith, Jr., 77, of Dayville, CT, passed peacefully February 10, 2019 at Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam. He was born December 18, 1941, son of George C. and Elizabeth (Mitchell) Smith, Sr.

George retired from Anchor Glass after 32 years as a mold maker and worked for five years at Crabtree & Evelyn as a material handler.  He was a former member and officer of the Danielson Lions Club and was a resident of Northeastern Connecticut most of his life.

George leaves his son Kyle Smith and his wife Erika of Fairmont, WV,  and step-son Roger Duchesne and wife Lynne of Fitchburg, MA, granddaughter Taylor Smith of Morgantown, WV,  step-grandchildren A. J. and Laramie Linn both of Fairmont, WV, and Nicole and Jeffrey Duchesne both of NH, sisters Janet Smith of San Pablo, CA, Sharon Mann and husband Robert of Woodstock, CT, special friends Robert and Judy Payne of Brooklyn, CT, companion Ernest Cristo and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother Gary Smith.

There will be a graveside service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Share memory at

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