Seekonk, Mass. - Walter F. Smith, 87, of Sanders Avenue, died Thursday, April 7, 2022 at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Gloria M. (Devine) Smith.
Born in Providence, he had lived in Seekonk since 1963.
Walter was a graduate of Bryant College, and served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
He worked as a comptroller for Arlan’s Department Store, New Bedford, and as office manager of Harwood Manufacturing Co., Providence before retiring. He had also performed contract work for Levitt Plating Co.
He was a communicant of the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, Attleboro, and past president of the Seekonk Tigers Pre-Teen Football Association for over ten years.
He is survived by one daughter, Robin Goulet and her husband Robert, of Lincoln; two sons, Mark J. Smith and his wife Joanne, of Leominster, Mass., and Paul S. Smith and his wife Gloria, of North Falmouth, Mass.; six grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
His funeral will be held Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. from Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, LIncoln, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Jude Church, 301 Front Street, Lincoln. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Monday from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, 947 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703 would be appreciated. For directions and guest book, please visit www.bellowsfuneralchapel.com.
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