Fifth Generation


165. Wendell Emery Smith was born on 26 May 1925 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Date also reported as 27 May 1928. He was cremated in March 2008. He died on 30 March 2008 at the age of 82 in Belfast, Waldo County, Maine, USA. LINCOLNVILLE — Wendell E. Smith, 82, died March 30, 2008 at Waldo County Hospital, Belfast.

He was born May 26, 1925 on Swans Island, a son of George and Nellie (Lunt) Smith, the youngest of 10 children.

He was a Merchant Marine and a World War II veteran. He was a fisherman on Swan's Island for many years.

He was predeceased by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Freida Smith, of Lincolnville; four sons, Lyndon Smith, Tony Smith and his wife, Paula, Kendall Smith and Kevin Smith and his wife, Ann Breier-Smith; two grandchildren, Hannah Annis and Ryan Smith; and two step-grandchildren, William Pinkham and Emmy Jones.

A graveside service will be held on Swan's Island in late spring.

Arrangements are with Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Wendell was buried on 8 July 2008 in Rose Hill cemetery, Atlantic.

Wendell Emery Smith and Freda Alma Tinker were married on 3 August 1946 in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA. Freda Alma Tinker, daughter of Elmer Spofford Davis and Ella Nettie Tinker, was born on 5 August 1925 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Raised by grandparents, Nellie and Ray Tinker.

Wendell Emery Smith-4686 and Freda Alma Tinker-4792 had the following children:

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Lyndon Dale Smith-52861.

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Anthony Wayne "Tony" Smith-13206.

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Kevin Dale Smith-32724.

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Kendall Wayne Smith was born on 4 May 1956 in Bar Harbor, Hancock County, Maine, USA. Twin to Kevin Dale. Unmarried.