M. Stewart Smith Jr.

Posted Aug. 21, 2012, at 9:47 a.m.

MONSON – M. Stewart Smith Jr., 73, died Aug. 18, 2012, at his home. He was born Feb. 9, 1939, in Brighton, son of Millard and Lucille (Huff) Smith Sr.

He was a woodsman, carpenter and mason in the local area for many years. He was a wonderful father and grandfather, and taught his family many life lessons.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Rosely (Andrews) Smith of Monson; son, Jason Smith and wife, Chris, of Monson; three grandchildren, Broc, Damean and Jarrett; a special brother, Jake Smith and wife, Glenda, of Dover-Foxcroft; two sisters, Wanda Foster and Minetta Brown, both of Sangerville; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by twin brothers, Leo and Leonard; and granddaughter, Bridget Burke.

Graveside services will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Lake Road Cemetery, Monson, with Pastor David Ray Jr. officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CancerCare of Maine, Lafayette Family Cancer Center, 33 Whiting Hill Road, Brewer, ME 04412. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.