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Lawrence D. Smith Jr. of Waban a lifelong Newton resident, passed away on Aug 16, 2017. He was 83.
Larry graduated from Newton Trade School and served in the US Army, where he played baseball and hockey and was an amateur boxer. He had worked for 50 years as an electrical engineer at Varian Vacuum in Lexington.
He was the beloved husband for 49 years of Carol (Grassilli) Smith, the loving father of Teri Curis and her husband Daniel of Southport CT and Pamela Bayliss and her husband Ian of Ashland, loving "Pops" of Aidan, Sean, Meghan and Danielle. Brother of William Smith and his wife Elizabeth of Framingham and the late Lorraine Blaski and her husband Edwin. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be from the Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave Needham on Mon Aug 21 at 9:30 followed by his Mass of Christian Burial in Mary Immaculate of Lourdes, Newton Upper Falls, at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Sun Aug 21 form 3-6 PM. Interment with Military Honors in St. Mary's Cemetery, Needham.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the charity of your choice.

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