James P. Smith, 75, of Marlborough
He was the beloved brother of Jack Smith and his wife Lillian of Marlborough, Rita Mahoney of Canton, Marie Prescott and Carol Cain, both of Florida, and leaves many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
Jim served his country in the Marine Corps. He earned a master’s degree from U.C. Berkeley and graduated summa cum laude with a law degree from Hastings College, San Francisco. He was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
He practiced law in various locations throughout his career and served the Town of Hudson on the Board of Appeals. He loved spending time with his large family and many friends. Every Christmas he was “Santa Claus” to special needs children, as well as for the enjoyment of his family.
Visiting hours will be held Saturday, June 7, from 9 – 11 a.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. A funeral Mass will follow at noon at St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Concord Road, Acton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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