Walter Emerson Smith
Walter E. Smith, 74, a resident of Franklin for 55+ years died suddenly at his home Sunday, September 6, 2020.
Walter was born in Niagara Falls, New York, May 1, 1946, son of the late LaVerne and Frances (Reece) Smith. Walter spent his youth and schooled in New York and later moved from there to Franklin, He married Eileen, in 1965.
Walter worked for over 20 years with Pike Industries in Tilton, operating the stone crusher.
his wife of 55 years Eileen May (Hosmer) Smith.
Two Sons, Brian K Smith and his wife Adrienne of Franklin
Thomas A. Smith of Phoenix, Arizona
Two daughters, Laura L. Smith, and longtime companion, Gary Barnes of Webster
Justina M. Fitzgerald and husband, Ted of Northfield
Two granddaughters, Shaina and husband Eric
Sidney and husband Chris
Four great-grandchildren, Alec, Kate, Benjamin, and Lincoln
His sister, Laura M. LaRoche of Franklin
His former daughter in law, Robin Smith of Arizona
Walter was predeceased by siblings, Rose, Jim, Wayne, and Tom
Several nieces and nephews
According to Walt’s wishes, services and burial will be at a later date.
Those who wish to do so, and are able, may make a memorial donation in Walter’s name to the Franklin Animal Shelter, 19 Rescue Road, PO Box 265, Franklin, NH 03235, or to a charity of their choice.
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