NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Marianne Lillian Meehan Smith, 69, of 85 Eagle St., St. Joseph's Court, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at the home of her son, Jay Meehan, at 254 Notch Road.
Born in North Adams on July 9, 1943, daughter of Wilfred and Marion Walden LaBombard, she graduated from the former St. Joseph's High School in 1961.
Mrs. Smith was last employed as a dispatcher at Norm's Limos until retiring in 2004 because of ill health. Before that, she worked in the Pediatrics Department of North Adams Regional Hospital.
She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and was affectionately known as "Me Me" to her grandchildren and extended family. She enjoyed reading and sports.
Her husband, Richard Smith, died Feb. 25, 1995.
She leaves a daughter, Karen Gagnon and her husband, Stephen, of Valencia, Calif.; three sons, Bernard "Jay" Meehan Jr. and his wife, Nancy, Jeffrey Meehan and Kevin Meehan and his fiancée, Monica Richard, all of North Adams; a brother, Martin LaBombard of Pittsfield; a sister, Sally Lapine and her husband, Charles, of North Adams; eight grandchildren, Allison, Connor, Jamie, Ryan, Nicholas, Lillian, Jesse and Casey; a sister-in-law, Margaret LaBombard of North Adams, and nieces and nephews.
Her brothers Lawrence LaBombard and Robert LaBombard are deceased.
FUNERAL NOTICE — The funeral for Mrs. Smith will be Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at 10:15 a.m. from Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St., followed by a Funeral Mass at 11 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will be at a later date.
Calling hours will be Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5 to 7 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Northern Berkshire Santa Fund in care of the funeral home.
Mrs. Smith's family would like to thank Dr. Steven Nelson and the staff of the Berkshire Renal Dialysis Center; the doctors and nurses at BMC; and Vicki Simon of the Wound Clinic at BMC for their loving care.