Morrill F. Smith, 80, of Cranston passed away Monday, February 18, 2013 at Kent Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Mary Jo (Skomro) Smith. Born in Brunswick, Maine, he was the son of the late Morrill F. and Helen (Talbot) Smith.
He graduated from the University of Maine in 1959 followed by a career of working with youth as a YMCA Camp Director in the cities of Madison, NJ, Springfield, MA, Keene, NH, Syracuse, NY and from 1978-1985 at the Camp Westwood YMCA in Coventry, RI. He also served in The United States Army during the Korean War.
He was the loving father of Susan E. Carlson and her husband Richard of Swansea, MA, Cheryl A. Anika and her husband Robert of Cranston and the late Michael J. Smith. Devoted grandfather of Robert, Kristina and Tricia. Cherished great-grandfather of Jackson.
His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 9:30 am in THE URQUHART-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME, 800 Greenwich Avenue, Route 5, Warwick (Exit 12A on I-95). Burial, with military honors, will follow in R.I. Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Calling hours Wednesday from 4-7 pm with a special celebration of Frank's Life at 6:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to The American Diabetes Assn., 146 Clifford Street, Providence, RI 02903 would be appreciated.
Reported: 02/19/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Urquhart-Murphy Funeral Home (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)