BERNICE ‘BUNNY’ SMITH

Posted Sept. 02, 2010, at 7:06 p.m.

BELFAST – Bernice “Bunny” Smith, 87, passed away Sept. 1, 2010, in Bangor. She was born Feb. 4, 1923, in Hermon, the daughter of Willard and Nettie (Demeritt) Gordon. She was predeceased by her daughter, Carole Smith Berry, in 1992; her husband of 60 years, Wendell Smith, in 2001; as well as a sister, Arlene Haskell; and two brothers, Beverly and Clyde Gordon. She is survived by her children, Constance Smith Vickery and her husband, John, of Brunswick and Keryn Smith and wife, Susan D. Smith, of Surry; six grandchildren, Lisa B. Bodwell, Susanna V. Sharpe, Kathryn S. Vickery, Nicholas K. Smith, Amanda K. Smith and Emily J. Smith; four great-grandchildren, Samuel and Abigail Sharpe, Andrew and Meghan Bodwell; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, with the Rev. Ken Davenport officiating. Interment will be afterward at Grove Cemetery, Belfast. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make donations in Bunny’s memory to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine, 87 Elm St., Suite 203, Camden, ME 04843. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.ripostafh.com.

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