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Mary Elizabeth Brown Smith
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1913
Death: Mar. 18, 2011

Mary Elizabeth (Brown) Smith, 97, of Whitman and Abington died peacefully at Signature Health Care on Friday, March 18 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston on Oct. 29, 1913, Mary was the beloved wife of the late Samuel A. Smith, Jr. Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Susan Mary (Waters) Brown and Charles S. Brown was pre-deceased by her parents and nine siblings. She was the devoted mother of Ruth E. Skinner and her late husband, Joseph of Whitman, and Shirley A. Greenough and her husband, Roger of Abington. Marys greatest source of pride and joy was her family. She was the loving grandmother of eight grandchildren and their spouses, twenty-three great-grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren, and aunt to many nieces and nephews. During her years of employment at American Mutual Insurance, Sigma Instruments, and the retirement years that followed, Mary was known for her kindness, style, and grace. Her loving nature and generous ways served as an inspiration to all who knew her. Mary Elizabeth Smith, an angel on earth, now joins her husband Sam, great-grandson, Daniel A. Helms Lemieux, other loving family members, and friends who were awaiting her arrival. Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, March 22 from 4-8 p.m. in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth St. (Rte. 58 at the rotary) Whitman, followed by an 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday March 23. Burial will follow in the Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Family and friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer a memorial donation to the Friends of Whitman Seniors, Box 245, Whitman, MA 02382. For online condolences and directions, visit

Published in The Enterprise on March 21, 2011 
Family links: 
  Charles Stirling Brown (1871 - 1949)
  Susan Mary Waters Brown (1875 - 1950)
  Jessie Duncan Brown Beaudry (1899 - 1971)*
  Edith S. M. Brown (1902 - 1926)*
  Henrietta Waters Brown Hutt (1912 - 1994)*
  Edna Mae Brown Vilk (1912 - 1980)*
  Mary Elizabeth Brown Smith (1913 - 2011)
  Walter L Brown (1916 - 1993)*
  Ruth M. Brown Fairbanks (1919 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Blue Hill Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Mar 21, 2011
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Brown</i> Smith
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Nana,I'm thinking about you today as I wake up this morning. I'm taking my first final of the semester. Summer is coming soon and I will be visiting grandma when I come home to celebrate my dad and Jessys birthday. It's not the same without you there. I w...(Read more)
- Jill
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