Laconia-----Malcolm V. Smith, 84, of 3 Ledgecroft Place, died at the Lakes Region General Hospital on Sunday, July 30, 2006.
Malcolm was born October 1, 1921 in Claremont, NH, the son of Victor H. and Mabel (Foster) Smith. Malcolm graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1942 and served in the U. S. Army during WWII. He was a Major in the Army Reserve, serving from 1946-1948. From 1948 to 1954, he was a member of the Massachusetts National Guard.
He was employed at the New England Life Ins. Co. in Boston for forty-eight years and was the Assistant Benefits Officer when he retired in 1994. From 1960-1995 he was a Senior Lecturer in the Math Department at University College and Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Malcolm lived in Lynnfield, MA for many years. He was Past Master of the Lynnfield-Zetland Lodge, A. F. & A. M; Chairman of the Board of Zoning Appeals; Chairman of the Building Committee for the Centre Congregational Church and Chairman of the Building Committee for the Essex Village Elder Housing.
Malcolm was a member of the Laconia Congregational Church. He was a member of the N. H. Chapter of the Retired Officers Association, the Winnipesaukee Shrine Club, the Mount Lebanon Lodge, A. F. & A., M., the University of New Hampshire Lakes Region Alumni Chapter and Founder of the Loon Pond Owners Association.
Survivors include Virginia, his beloved wife of sixty-three years; son, Brewster L. Smith, his wife, Cynthia, and their daughter, Sarah, of Manchester, NH;
daughter, Kathryn L. Smith and adopted daughter, Linda E. Bailey, both of Holderness, NH. He was predeceased by brother, Martin F. Smith, and twin infant daughters.
There will be no calling hours.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2006 at 10:00AM at the Laconia Congregational Church, 18 Veterans Square, Laconia, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Community Health & Hospice, Inc., 780 North Main Street, Laconia, NH 03246
Wilkinson-Beane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH is in charge of the arrangements.