Michael T. Smith

Obituary for Michael T. Smith

May 8, 1948 - December 1, 2019
Goffstown, New Hampshire | Age 71

Obituary

Michael T. Smith, 71, of Goffstown, died December 1, 2019 at Catholic Medical Center after a brief illness.

He was born in Philadelphia, PA on May 8, 1948 to Raymond and Ann (McMahon) Smith. He grew up in Westmont, NJ and lived in Manchester for many years before moving to Goffstown nine years ago.

Following graduation from St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia, Mike earned a full ROTC scholarship to attend the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN where he received a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. Upon graduating, he served in the U.S. Air Force for two years with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. Mike also earned a Master's degree from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Mike worked as an electrical engineer with Public Service Company of New Hampshire for 37 years. During that time he served as Director of Operations for Western Massachusetts Electric. He also served on the Board of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, was a Chairman of the Budget Committee for the town of Goffstown and a member of the Lions Club. He was a valued volunteer to many local organizations. Always giving of his time for a great cause.

Mike was very active with the NH Catholic Youth Organization as a coach and a board member. He was an avid fan of the University of Notre Dame sports teams and enjoyed travel, playing golf and was a fitness enthusiast. He especially enjoyed time spent with his grandchildren and attending any event in which they participated.

His family includes his loving wife of 31 years, Patricia (Kamieniecki) Smith of Goffstown; six children, Christine Telge and husband, Peter, of Manchester, Daniel Pariseau and wife, Karen, of Auburn, Cheri Easter and husband, Mark, of Weare, Brian Smith and wife, Kristine, of Jamestown, RI, Henry Pariseau and wife, Lauren, of Somerville, MA and Colin Smith and wife, Sarah, of Madison, NJ; 15 grandchildren, Colby, Jackson, Jordan, Cara, Connor, Riley, Kayden, Benjamin, Tyler, Zachary, Owen, Carter, Margaret, Shea and Ella; three brothers, Kevin Smith and wife, Beth, of Westmont, NJ, Shawn Smith and wife, Judy, of Baltimore, MD and Terry Smith and wife, Cathy, of Haddonfield, NJ; loving nieces and nephew, and aunts, uncles and cousins, many good friends and wonderful neighbors.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday, December 6, 2019 at St. Catherine Church, 267 Webster St., Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, in care of Christine Telge, NCCC, 87 McGregor St, Manchester NH 03102. https://cancer.dartmouth.edu/donate/donate-friends

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