Grace P. Smith


Grace P. Smith
Sears employee

Grace P. (Burke) Smith, 88, of Douglas, Mass., passed away March 7, 2012 at Lydia Taft House in Uxbridge, Mass. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Smith.
Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John Henry and Helena (Brown) Burke, she lived most of her adult life in Warwick before moving to Florida in 1988. She retired from Sears in Warwick in 1984.
Grace was the loving mother of William Smith Jr. and his wife, Louise, of Cumberland, Patricia Southern and her husband, William, of Seattle, Wash., Donna Kramer of Poulsbo, Wash. and Karen Bedlion and her husband, James, of Douglas, Mass., with whom she lived. She was the sister of the late Mary Burke Sylvia. She had six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial mass will be celebrated March 24 at 11 a.m. at St. Catherine Church, 3252 Post Road, Warwick. Burial will be private.