Mr. John Smith, 78, of Springfield, passed away peacefully on June 15th, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 2nd, 1942, in Springfield, the son of the late Robert and Elizabeth Smith. John was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
John was known for his kind and gentle nature, always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. He was an active member of the community, volunteering at the local church and participating in various charitable events. John was a dedicated employee at ABC Corporation for over 40 years, where he earned the respect and admiration of his colleagues.
In his free time, John enjoyed gardening, fishing, and spending quality time with his family. He was a loving husband to his wife of 55 years, Mary, and a loving father to his three children, Michael, Sarah, and Emily. John will be best remembered for his unwavering love and devotion to his family, his selflessness, and his positive attitude.
The funeral service for Mr. John Smith will be held on June 20th at 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Church in Springfield. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects from 9:00 AM at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in John’s memory.