Terrill J. Smith

March 25, 1941 ~ November 13, 2020 (age 79)


Cumberland – Terrill J. Smith, 79, of Hereford Drive, formerly of Milford, Mass., died Friday, November 13, 2020 at Miriam Hospital, Providence.  He was the beloved husband of the late Tina (Zodda) Smith.

Born in Chicago, IL, a son of the late Eldon M. and Bridget Jane (Finelli) Smith, he had lived in Milford, Mass. since 1982, recently moving to Cumberland.

Mr. Smith worked in network security for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and was the owner of RILL Technologies.

He was an avid reader, and enjoyed oil painting and was a member of MENSA.  His favorite thing to do was spending time with his grandchildren.  He enjoyed watching all of their sporting events, and was their biggest fan.

He is survived by two daughters, Lynn Smith of Greenville, S.C. and Christina Reidy of Sturbridge, Mass.; two sons, Corey Smith of Bristow, VA, and Kevin Smith of Cumberland; two sisters, Madeline Slager of Illinois, and Debbie Carey of Missouri; one brother, Donald Smith of Missouri; twelve grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  He was the step-brother of the late William O’Brien and Gene O’Brien.

His funeral will be held Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Saint Jude Church, 301 Front Street, Lincoln.  Relatives and friends are invited, and may call Saturday from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.  The funeral mass will also be available to view via livestream on Mr. Smith’s online memorial page at  Private burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.  In lieu of flowers, contribution in his memory to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611, would be appreciated.

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November 21, 2020

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
November 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Saint Jude's Church
301 Front Street,
Lincoln, RI 02865

Video is available for this event

Private Burial

Resurrection Cemetery
259 West Wrentham Road,
Cumberland, RI 02864

Video is available for this event


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