LEICESTER: Marilyn "Pete" M. (Smith) Connery 91 of Pleasant St., died Saturday, Oct. 22, at her home.
Her husband of 72 years, James F. Connery died March 13, 2016 and her son James F. Connery, Jr. died April 1, 2016. She leaves her daughter Kathleen Connery Fitzgibbons and her husband Paul of Leicester,her daughter in law Maureen E. Connery of Leicester, five grandchildren Julianne M. McCarthy and her husband Patrick of Northborough, Andrew P. Fitzgibbons and his wife Nancy of Minneapolis, MN, James F. Connery, III and his wife Neile of Cherry Valley, Bethany F. Furlong and her husband Scot of Wayland and Jennifer R. Callaghan and her husband Brian of Northborough, nine great grandchildren, Abigail, Molly, Isabella, Rachel, Aidan, Sadie Grace, Amelia, Luke and Meghan, nieces and nephews. She is also predeceased by brothers Donald and Charles Smith and sisters Phyllis Loasby and Nataly Smith and a great grandson Owen Callaghan.
Born and raised in So. Lancaster, she was the daughter of Donald E. and Lena (Munn) Smith and attended Browning Memorial Elementary School and So.Lancaster Academy before moving to Leicester in 1944. She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in So.Lancaster.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. in the Village Church of the Seventh-Day Adventist, 75 Sawyer St., So.Lancaster. The family will receive friends and relatives from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service in the church on Thursday. Burial will follow in Eastwood Cemetery, Lancaster. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Seventh-Day Adventist School, 2 Airport Dr., Worcester, Ma. 01603.
MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester is directing arrangements for the family.