Robert T. Smith, 78

JULY 6, 1933-APRIL 9, 2012

April 10, 2012
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Robert T. Smith, 78, of Hagerstown, Md., died Monday, April 9, 2012.

Born July 6, 1933, in St. Mary's County, Md., he was the son of the late Richard L. Smith Sr. and Mary E. Taylor Smith.

He was a 1951 graduate of St. Michael's High School, Ridge, Md.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Dorothy; seven children, Robert A. and wife, Dianne, Katherine A. and husband, Steven Quick, David H. and wife, Yvonne, John T. and wife, Michelle, Sylvia M. and husband, Robert Deck, Martin C. and wife, Rachel, Jeffrey A. and wife, Toni; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his only sibling, Richard L. Smith Jr.

He attended the University of Maryland.

He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Maugansville Senior Friendship Club and St. Mary's Catholic Church.

The family will receive friends Friday, April 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The rosary will be recited at 5:45 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 224 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, on Saturday, April 14, at 10 a.m. The Rev. George A. Limmer will be celebrant. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary's School Scholarship Fund, or to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, 5 Public Square, Suite 307, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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