Obituary of Gordon A. Smith
Gordon A. Smith, 90, of Plainfield, CT, died Sunday, January 22, 2023 in Plainfield, after a long life of service.
Survived by a brother, W. Kenneth Smith. He leaves a son, Donald G. Smith of Brooklyn; and two daughters, Cindy L. Smith of Charleston, SC and Tammy L. Miner of Brooklyn; 8 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces, life long companion, Gloria Danielson and family. He was pre-deceased by a daughter, Kathleen A. Beaudreault.
After graduating from Woodstock Academy, Mr. Smith proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command, during the Korean War. For 30 years, he proudly served as a Police Officer in the State of Connecticut, retiring as a Detective from UConn Police Department in 1992.
He was a member of Central Village Congregational Church, where he served as Deacon for 14 years. During which time, he proudly helped baptize his great granddaughter. He was a long time member of the East Woodstock Congregational church, where he sang in choir.
A calling hour will be January 26, 2023 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:30 AM at the funeral home, burial with Military Honors at Central Cemetery in Woodstock, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Project Pin, 23 Village Center Circle, Moosup, CT 06354. Share a memory at www.smithandwalkerfh.com