Thompson, CT – Theodore F. “Ted” Smith, 86, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday June 14, 2021 while at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester.
Ted was born in Putnam, CT on February 6, 1935, son of the late Theodore and Eliza (Steen) Smith; he served honorably in the United States Air Force during the Korean war and taught at the Ellis Technical School prior to his retirement. Ted resided in Thompson for over forty years and was a longtime member of the VFW.
Being predeceased by his wife Elaine (LaChance) Smith, Ted is survived by his son Keith Harper and wife Clare of Dudley and his two grandchildren, Lauren (Harper) Belschner and husband Brendan of Newton and Kelsey Harper of Melrose.
The family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children, a non-profit facility that has always been near and dear to Ted’s heart. Shriners Hospital Boston Development Office, 51 Blossom Street Boston, MA, 02114
Private funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home.
A guest book is available at www.sjhaw-majercik.com where you may offer condolences, share fond memories, or light a candle in remembrance of Ted.
Shriner's Hospital for Children
51 Blossom Street, Boston MA 02114