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George R. Smith, Jr.
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    100 Southeast Second St
    Suite 2200
    Miami, FL 33131

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“To George's family,I am so sorry for your loss. I was very sad to hear of his passing. I just want to let you know that I enjoyed working with...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Susan Cormier - Chelmsford

“George Rest In Peace my friend, I will always treasure your humor and dry wit as we worked together both at Apollo and Avid. Your friend Tony Carchedi ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Tony Carchedi - Work

“Ruthie, I am so saddened to hear of the passing of George. He was the nicest man. Always with a camera, not missing any special moments. May you have...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Martha Allen - Wakefield, MA

“so sorry for the loss of George to his family and friends he was always kind we worked together at Avid I am sure he will be missed RIP George ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Rita Thomas - Woonsocket, RI

“Hello Ruth Ann, So sorry for your loss. I started working at Avid almost 5 years ago and worked with George as I helped support him and his team....Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Paul Francis Muprhy - Quincy, MA

“Dear RuthAnn and Family. I worked with and for George over many years at Avid, and had the pleasure of meeting him a few times when I travelled to...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Keith James - Dublin, Ireland

“Dear Ruth Ann and Family,I am deeply saddened to hear of George's passing. I can see George in my mind now and hear his laugh. What a lovely and kind...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Carolyn Innocenzi - Secaucus, NJ

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8 of 9 | Posted by: Mrs Richard Sullivan - NH

“Ruth Ann, Joe & Kristen, Emily, Neil & Family,We will miss George--we were very fortunate to know him and to have you all as great neighbors. May...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Earl & Phyllis Spivack - MA


George R. Smith, Jr. of Wakefield, passed away peacefully on August 25 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a courageous battle with heart disease.

Born in Winchester, MA on May 7, 1952 he was the son of the late George R. and Mary F. Smith.

George is survived by his wife of 43 years, Ruth Ann (Conway) Smith; his son Joseph R. and his wife Kristen of Tewksbury, MA; his daughter Emily J. of Salisbury, MA; and his son Neil C. of Wakefield. He was the Papa to his beloved grandchildren: Evan, Tyler, Cameron, Brayden, Penelope, and Fiona. He is also survived by his large extended family, his Avid Technology family, and his cherished lifetime friends, Peter and Jo-Ann Cameron of Merrimac, MA. He was predeceased by his brother Paul C. Smith.

His Funeral Service will be held in the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday, Sept 1 at 11am. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield. Visitation for relatives and friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-7pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Best Buddies, 100 Southeast Second St, Suite 2200, Miami, FL 33131.