Joseph R. Smith, 90, of Marlborough


Marlborough – Joseph R. Smith, 90, died Sunday November 3, 2019 after a long period of failing health.  He was the husband of the late Claire (Single) Smith who died in 2010. They were married for 57 years.  He was born in Boston, the son of the late Louis and Margaret (Graney) Smith and lived in Marlborough for 60 years.

Mr. Smith was a veteran of the United States Army of the Korean War.  He went on to work for Raytheon, as an Electrical Engineer, for 38 years.  After his retirement he spent many years volunteering at Emerson Hospital in Concord and was a member of the Mass Association for the Blind.

He is survived by three sons Michael Smith of Peoria,AZ, Andrew Smith of Groton,MA and Kevin Smith of Marlborough, a daughter Peggy Lelievre of Acton, MA four grandchildren; Caitlin Lelievre, Cody, Rebecca and Jeremy Smith, one great grandson Emmett Smith.

Private funeral arrangements are planned for a later date under the direction of the Short & Rowe Funeral Home ( of Marlborough.

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