Douglass D. Smith

  • DIED: November 28, 2013
  • LOCATION: Hartford, Connecticut

Douglass D. Smith, 71, of Stafford Springs, CT, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital. He was born in Bloomfield, NJ, son of the late Damon and Hertha (Stitch) Smith. Doug retired as a rehabilitation counselor from the State of Connecticut. His passion in life was for gardening. He meticulously maintained his grounds and took great pride in doing so. He also enjoyed fishing, and teaching his grandchildren how to fish. Doug is survived by his loving wife, Marie (Chagnon) Smith; two daughters, Heather Valliere and Tiffany Chen and her husband Andy; four grandchildren, Kailee, Emileigh, Kyle, and Tanner; his sister, Jill Gross; and several other extended family members. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 11 A.M. at Introvigne Funeral Home, Inc., 51 East Main St., Stafford Springs, CT. Burial will be held privately. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. For online condolences or directions, please visit:


“ Had a lot of good times with Uncle Doug, as we would call him. Always had time to teach, share his passions, and listen. Great man that we will miss! ”

Posted by: Devin Gowash - Nephew

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