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Florence M. (Fisher) Smith

April 13, 1917 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 102)


Florence M. (Fisher) Smith, 102, of Brockton, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2020. Born in East Bridgewater, she was the daughter of the late Frank W. and Emma L. (Sampson) Fisher. She was a 1935 graduate of East Bridgewater High School and worked at Handy Hannah and Olson Machine. She loved gardening, playing cards, and traveling, most notably her trip to Hawaii. Florence enjoyed summers spent in Scituate at the family cabin and winters in Florida. Through her strength, love, dedication and generosity, Florence was the glue that kept her family together. She will be greatly missed. Florence was the wife of the late Joseph H. Smith; beloved sister of Frances Catrabone and Grace Theodos, both of Brockton, and the late Ruth MacRoberts, Bernice Zarella, Marion Murphy, Barbara Phillips, Frank W. Fisher Jr. and Kenneth R. Fisher; and a loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. All are welcome to calling hours Fri., March 20th from 9-11 a.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 N. Main St., Brockton. PRIVATE FAMILY SERVICE. In lieu of flowers, donations in Florence's name to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd., Suite 301, Framingham, MA 01701, would be truly appreciated.


Coronavirus update: Governor Baker closes all Mass. public schools, prohibits gatherings of 25 people or more, bans on-premise consumption at bars and restaurants.
We, the Waitt Funeral Home family,
will abide by Gov. Baker's request of gatherings of not more than 25 people in the funeral home at one time. We want to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the families we serve, as well as the public. When attending a visitation, please visit the family without touching and if you are ill please refrain from attending services and use our condolence section on our Obituary page... We will be letting people in as others leave. Please be courteous and mindful during this time. We are in this together.

Thank you,
Waitt Funeral Home Directors

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Calling Hours
March 20, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Private Services


American Lung Association
1661 Worcester Rd., Suite 301, Framingham MA 01701

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