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LEWISTON – Janice “Jan” Smith, 58, of Wilton, died late Friday evening, July 14, 2006, at Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston. She was born June 8, 1948, in Farmington, a daughter of Charles “Charlie” and Evelyn “Pat” Lord Bottiggi. She received her education in Wilton schools and graduated from Wilton Academy in 1966. She continued her education by attending Central Maine General Hospital School of Nursing in Lewiston where she graduated in 1969. Mrs. Smith held many leadership positions in the nursing field, culminating in a clinical coordinator position at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. On Oct. 1, 1977, she married James S. Smith, at the Calvary Hill Baptist Church in Wilton. Mrs. Smith was active in her community and had been a volunteer at Dirigo Girls State for the last nine years. She was a member of the Wilton Blueberry Festival Committee and worked tirelessly raising funds for the Jennifer Lowe Smith Scholarship Fund, which aided many students, locally and abroad, to further their education. She enjoyed crocheting, cross stitch and quilting and traveled to many locales nationally and internationally with her family and friends. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Farmington Emblem Club and several local card playing clubs, as well as having been a Girl Scout and Boy Scout leader for several years. She had many online computer friends. She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Dr. James Stuart Smith of Wilton; a son, Stephen Lord Smith of Wilton; a daughter, Kathi Jeanne Smith of Bend, Ore.; sister, Rhoda MacMaster and her husband, Brian, of South Gardiner; brother, Duane Bottiggi of Genoa, Nev.; sister, Laurel Dube and her husband, John, of Eustis; brother, Stephen P. Bottiggi of South Harwich, Mass.; a very special friend, Shannon Smith and her husband, Albert, of Wilton; several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Jennifer Lowe Smith, June 20, 2003. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 136 High St., Wilton. Farmington Emblem Club will hold memorial services prior at the start of the funeral service. Relatives and friends are invited to call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the center. Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery, Wilton. After the interment, a luncheon will be served in Jan’s honor and memory at the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital, Farmington. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Jennifer Lowe Smith Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 159, Wilton, ME 04294. Online condolences may be sent to wilesfuneralhomes@verizon.net

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