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Mr. Robert R Smith

May 21, 1954 — September 30, 2022

WATERBURY – Robert Richard “Bob” Smith, age 68, of Waterbury, passed away unexpectedly surrounded by the love and comfort of his family on Friday, September 30th, 2022 at Saint Mary’s Hospital after a brief illness. He was the loving and devoted husband of Mary Jane (Iacobelli) Smith

Bob was born May 21st, 1954 in Waterbury, CT, the son of the late Raymond and Marguerite (Lefevere) Smith. He was a graduate of Crosby High School and spent 23 years working as a Mechanical Draftsman for Mikron Corporation in Monroe until his retirement. Bob was an avid duckpin bowler and enjoyed coaching bowling and baseball. He was the former Youth Director at Perillo’s Bowling where he oversaw and played in many bowling leagues and tournaments and was inducted into the BAC Hall of Fame. Bob also enjoyed reading, music, and following the New York Yankees and Giants. Bob was always happiest while spending time with his family, especially the time he spent with his granddaughter Kailyn.

Left to honor his legacy and cherish his memory beside his wife, Mary Jane of 47 years are his son, Jason Smith and his partner, Nicole D’Addio of Bristol, his daughter, Andrea Smith of Bristol, his two brothers; Raymond Smith of Old Saybrook and James Smith of Waterbury. Bob and Mary Jane were especially blessed with their granddaughter, Kailyn Smith.

A Memorial Gathering for Mr. Smith will be held on Thursday, October 6th, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Care, 1987 East Main Street at Southmayd Road, Waterbury. Burial will be held privately and at the convenience of his family. To honor Bob’s memory and in lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association or American Kidney Foundation would be greatly appreciated by his family. Loving-kindness is always welcome, and it only takes a moment to offer a message of condolence, words of comfort, or share a memory with the family and friends of someone important to you. Please visit the funeral home’s tribute page at if you would like to write a message. However, if you are able, attending a service is a thoughtful and caring way to show your support.
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