Lois M. Smith age 84 of Concord passed away peacefully on December 28, 2010 at Emerson Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard L. Smith and loving mother of the late Connie Culbertson and Christopher L. Smith
She was born in Virginia Feb. 6, 1926 daughter of the late Leonard M. and Hazel (Tribken) Latta.
Lois attended Oak Grove School in Maine where she had many friends including Jo Humphrey and Estelle Parsons. She worked as an airline stewardess and later as a salesperson at Johnny Appleseed Clothing store in Concord. She became a Concord institution for the Winnie the Pooh stuffed animals that she created for the Toy Shop.
She leaves behind her son David L. Smith of Leominster, MA, 2 daughters in law: Colette Shumate-Smith of Leominster, MA and Helen Smith of Lee, NH. 6 Grandchildren: Scott Richards of Cambridge, MA ; Eric Richards of Denver, Colorado; Mondrian Shumate of Leominster, Ma ;Tucker Smith of Newmarket, NH; Howard Hockett of Lee, NH; Laura Witts of Nashua, NH; and great-grandson Jamie Hartwell of Nashua, NH. She also leaves behind her caregiver and dear friend Kathy Pepe.
Friday, January 14 at 7:00 p.m.
CONCORD FUNERAL HOME
74 Belknap Street
Concord, MA 01742
1 hour prior from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
GIFTS IN HER MEMORY MAY BE MADE TO:
National Breast Cancer Foundation
2600 Network Blvd.
Frisco, TX, 75034.
Arrangements under the care of Glenn D. Burlamachi, CONCORD FUNERAL HOME, Concord, MA.
Proud to be family owned operated and occupied since 1936