Published DateFRANKLIN — Virginia L. Smith, 92, a resident of the Golden Crest Assisted Living Facility and formerly of 3 Ledgecroft Place, Laconia, died at the Franklin Regional Hospital on Friday, March 22, 2013. She was the widow of Malcolm V. Smith who died in 2006.
Mrs. Smith was born May 12, 1920 in Lynnfield, Mass., the daughter of the late Hannah Wheeler (Pingree) and George E. Lambert., Jr. She resided and attended local schools in Lynnfield, Mass. and was a 1942 graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Durham, N.H.
In 1994, Mrs. Smith moved to Laconia where she was a member of the Laconia Congregational Church. She was a founder and member of the Loon Pond Owners Association and was a member of the University of New Hampshire Lakes Region Alumni Chapter.
Survivors include a son, Brewster L. Smith, of Manchester; a daughter, Kathryn L. Smith, of Newbury, Vermont and a granddaughter, Sarah E. Smith, of Manchester, NH. In addition to her husband and her parents, Mrs. Smith was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy L. Robinson.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Laconia Congregational Church, 18 Veterans Square at 10:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Malcolm and Virginia Smith Endowed Prize Fund. Address: UNH Foundation Elliot Alumni Ctr, 9 Edgewood Rd, Durham, NH. 03824-1934. Attn: Gift and data management. This fund recognizes graduating seniors in Liberal Arts for progress and achievement in undergraduate studies.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.