Lillian B. (Whalen) Smith

Lillian B. (Whalen) Smith, of Holbrook, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on September 11, 2017 at the age of 80. Born and raised in South Boston, Lillian graduated as the Valedictorian from Nazareth High School. She retired from Arbella Insurance and worked in the kitchen at Holbrook High School. Lillian was a devoted catholic and was a member of the St. Joseph’s Ladies Sodality. She was also former member the Friends of the Holbrook Nursing Home and was involved with the Brownies and Girl Scouts. Lillian was a life-long Red Sox fan and loved to bake pies, coffee cakes, and birthday cakes. Most of all, she was devoted to her husband, kids, grandchildren, and family.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Smith. Loving mother of Arthur Smith, Jr. and his wife Agatha of Weymouth, Kenneth Smith and his wife Brenda of Somers, NY, and Lorraine Curtin and her husband Daniel of Cohasset. Devoted sister of Marie Bevacqua of Quincy, Martin Whalen of Brockton, John Whalen of Squantum, Helen Audette of Quincy, Florence Higgins of Bourne, William Whalen of GA, and Rita O’Connell of Weymouth. Dear grandmother of Cody, Matthew, Daniel, Julia, and Layne. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 127 SouthFranklin Street (Rt. 37), Holbrook, on Friday, September 15th at 9:45am followed by a funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s Church in Holbrook at 10:30am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Thursday, September 14th from 4-8pm. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Randolph. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lillian’s memory to CatholicTV, P.O. Box 9196, Watertown, MA 02471.

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First Name: Jim
Last Name: Divver
City: Wellesley
State: MA
Country: usa
Entry Date: 09/13/2017

Lorraine:

On behalf of all the staff, families and residents of the Newton Wellesley Center for Alzheimer's Care, I extend our deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother.


First Name: Florence
Last Name: Higgins
City: Bourne
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 09/13/2017

Dear Lorraine, AJ, Ken & Family,
How blessed we were to have Lillian and what a wonderful gift she was to all of us ! Her beautiful smile, her steadfast ways, her strong Faith and trust in Gods will, her staying true to her convictions, her courage in all her adversities, her humility, but most importantly her love of family . What a wonderful legacy and example to follow! She has been our beacon , Shine bright my dear sister ! God bless all, Love Auntie


First Name: Brad
Last Name: Schmall
City: Foxboro
State: MA
Country:
Entry Date: 09/14/2017

So sorry to hear about your Mom. I hope all goes well, see you soon, Brad(N.D.)


First Name: Fran
Last Name: Stone
City:
State: AL
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Entry Date: 09/14/2017

Please accept my sincere condolences on your Mother's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.


First Name: Nikki
Last Name: McManus
City: Franklin
State: MA
Country: USA
Entry Date: 09/14/2017

Lorraine & family,
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
– Matthew 5:4
God bless, & lean on him to help you through your sorrow. Prayers to you & yours.
Love,
Nikki McManus


First Name: Elise
Last Name: Beaulieu
City: Scituate
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 09/14/2017

Our sincere condolences and prayerful thoughts are with you and the family.


First Name: MILLIE
Last Name: SOO HOO
City:
State: MA
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Entry Date: 09/14/2017

Lorraine so sorry to hear the passing of your mother. My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.


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