Shirley R. Smith, 86, of Taunton passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Oakhill Healthcare in Middleboro. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter Smith.
Born in Taunton; Shirley was the daughter of the late Walter T. and Helen (Westgate) Wilbur. Mrs. Smith dedicated her life to raising her children while her husband was serving with the United States Air Force.
Shirley cherished the time she spent with her family; especially her grandchildren. She loved her dog Suzette and her cats. Mrs. Smith was an avid reader, sewing, doing word searches, and going out to eat. Shirley was a huge “Days of Our Lives” fan.
Mrs. Smith is survived by her two sons; Wayne A. Smith and his wife Mary of Taunton, and Timothy W. Smith and his wife Brenda of West Wareham, grandchildren; Gerald, Kimberly, Julie, Shirley, and Sara and her great-granddaughter Isabella. She was predeceased by her grandson Alan, and her brother Gordon “Flash” Wilbur.
Calling Hours for Shirley will be held on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 4-7pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Avenue, Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Facial coverings and social distancing are required inside the funeral home at all times. Burial will be held privately.
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