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Edward Frank Smith

1938 ~ 2021 (age 83)
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Edward Frank Smith, age 83, passed away peacefully on December 28, 2021, at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Milton, MA. “Ed” succumbed to a COVID-19 related Pneumonia with his family lovingly by his side.

Ed was a resident of Hull, MA since 1984 where he enjoyed coastal New England life, embraced his neighbors as best friends, and lived selflessly with a devotion to his family. Along with his loving wife Dorothy, they founded and successfully operated a real estate appraisal business for many years in New England. Ed was highly regarded as an industry expert in commercial real properties in the greater Boston area.

Ed honorably and proudly served in the US Marines from 1956 to 1962, achieving rank of Lance Corporal.

Everyone who knew Ed, knew that he was an extremely kind, loving, gentle and peaceful person, and that he loved his family very much. Ed is survived  by his wife Dorothy Smith, and Children  Nancy Lacerda of Abington, Tracy Constantino (Brian) of Plymouth, Robert “Bobby” Machinski (Sharon) of Campbell, CA, Jennifer Gilligan of Pelham, NH. Also, his beloved grandchildren; Robert “Bobby” Lacerda (Kylie), Ryan Gilligan, Broghan Gilligan, Christen Constantino (Matthew), Alexander Constantino, Kaida Machinski, and two precious great grandchildren; McKenna and Mason Lacerda. Also survived by his brother Arthur Smith (Kathy) of Plymouth, and nieces Christine and Sarah, and nephew Steven. Ed was recently predeceased by his brother Russell Smith of Stoneham. He will forever be in their hearts and missed very much every day.

A funeral will take place at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish St. Ann Church at 10 am on January 15, located at 208 Samoset Ave, Hull, MA. Interment will follow at a date to be announced later. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to 


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