Stephen C. Smith, 65, of Marion died April 1, 2013 at home.
He comfortably spent his last hours surrounded by his family that he dearly loved.
Steve was the beloved husband of Grace A. (Pacheco) Smith with whom he shared 45 years of marriage.
Born in Fall River, the son of the late Chester S. and Catherine B. (Chapman) Smith, he lived his early years in Provincetown and lived in Marion most of his life.
He was a member of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church.
Steve was formerly employed as a licensed plumber and a volunteer fireman for the Town of Marion.
He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Vietnam War.
Steve was a family man and his days were spent around his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Lori Labonte and her husband Eric of Marion and Audri Silveira and her husband Jeffrey of Fairhaven; a brother, Chester Smith, II. and his wife Donna of Marion; his twin sister, Cathy Belair and her husband John of Georgia; five grandchildren, Zakary, Tayber, Jhett, Chance and Willow-Grace; and many nieces and nephews.
His Memorial Service will be held on Friday at 11:30 AM in St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church. Private burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Steve’s memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1145, Alexandria, VA 22311. Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. For on-line guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.