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Sanderson "Sandy" Smith, 87.

GRAFTON/JENSEN BEACH, FL - Sanderson "Sandy" Smith, 87, passed December 30, 2012 in Florida. His first wife, Jane E. (McIntosh) Smith passed in 1991 and his second wife Marion (Booth) Rossiter Smith passed in 2011. He is survived by his daughter Candace Covello of Jensen Beach FL, sons Douglas of Plano TX and Mark of North Grafton (MA) and eight grandchildren. Mr. Smith was born May 20, 1925 in Holyoke MA the son of the late Claude H. and Alice (Sanderson) Smith. He was a 1942 graduate of Holyoke (MA) High School and then The University of Michigan Ann Arbor in 1949 earning a Bachelor of Science in Biology and then his Masters Degree in Bacteriology from Horace Rackham School of Graduate Studies in Ann Arbor in 1950. Mr. Smith was a World War II US Army veteran serving as a Corporal in The European Theater. Sandy worked twenty six years with Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals which became Novartis retiring in 1985. He was a member of The Congregational Church of Grafton (MA) and The First Congregational Church of Lake Worth (FL), also The American Bacteriological Society, Franklin Masonic Lodge in Grafton and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.

Memorial Service

A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be Thursday January 17th at 11 am at The Congregational Church of Grafton, 30 Grafton Common in Grafton Center. There are no calling hours. Sandy's family suggests you remember him with memorial donations to Treasure Coast Hospice 1201 SE Indian St. Stuart FL 34997 In lieu of flowers. Arrangements are in the care of The Roney Funeral Home in North Grafton where a condolence book may be signed and directions to the church are available at:

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Title Annotation:OBITUARIES
Publication:Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)
Geographic Code:1U5FL
Date:Jan 13, 2013
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