Stanley Smith, 86


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Stanley Smith passed away Sept. 8. Born in Newport, he was a son of the late Hyman and Esther (Berman) Smith. He was the husband of the late Sonya (Miller) Smith and Judith (Chernack) Smith.

He is survived by his children Cindy (Bill) Smith, Cheryl (Joe) Dourado, Alan (Kim) Smith; grandchildren Scott (Mandy) Smith, Matthew (Michelle) Smith, and Brendan and Shane Smith; four great-grandchildren; siblings Richard (Libby) Smith, Barbara (Warren) Blakeley, and Beverly (Steve) Reinert; his beloved partner of 20 years Arlene Berrol and her children Avram Gleitsman and Leah Palmiter; and stepsons Larry and Michael Richter. He was loved and admired by all who knew him.

Stanley worked as a chemist at Colfax, Inc. in Pawtucket for 38 years and was also past president of The Association of Oil Chemists Society.

He was an avid tennis player and golfer who loved sports, theater, opera, and the arts and was an active and beloved member of the Friday Group.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Tomorrow Fund,