Laconia-----Philip A. Smith, 66, of Laconia died November 3, 2012 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer at Lakes Region General Hospital surrounded by his family just as he was surrounded by loved ones throughout his entire illness.
He was born July 10, 1946 in Cambridge, MA, son of the late Eleanor (Mahoney) Smith & Hubert A. Smith.
Phil was a graduate of Arlington (MA) High School and Boston University.
He is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Judy Smith, son and daughter-in-law, Timothy & Jessica Smith of Boston, MA and daughter and son-in-law, Molly and Mark Sanborn of Hooksett, NH and granddaughter, Clare Sanborn. He is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Anne Marie and Jack Sweeney of Fort Myers, FL and a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Corrine Smith, of Wolfeboro, NH. He also leaves his mother-in-law, Dorothy Crane, of Salem, MA, sister-in-law, Mary Crane, of Osterville, MA, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Joseph and Maureen Crane, of Georgetown, MA and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Thomas and Patti Crane, of Salem, MA. Additionally he leaves many cousins, nephews and nieces. He was trusted and loved by countless friends, both old and new.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 4:00-8:00PM in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11:00AM at St. Andre Bessette Parish – Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H.
Memorial donations in Phil’s name can be made to either Wings of Kindness Foundation, PO Box 225, Thompsontown, PA 17094 or Easter Seals of New Hampshire, Attn: Development Department, 555 Auburn Street, Manchester, NH 03101.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.