Matthew C. Smith, 30
KENNEBUNK -- Matthew C. Smith, 30, of Water Street, died Sept. 2, 2007, at his residence.
Matthew was born June 13, 1977, in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. He was a 1996 graduate of Noble High School in Berwick. Matthew owned and operated Stone Smith, a general contracting company. His radiant personality made him popular amongst his friends and co-workers. He touched many lives with his willingness and dedication to help others. Matthew loved and lived life to its fullest.
On Jan. 5, 1997, he accepted Jesus as his personal Savior. From that point, he remained faithful in his studies of God's word and his walk with the Lord. Matthew will be remembered for the compassionate, generous and loving man that he displayed himself to be. He will be sadly missed by all who loved him and whose lives he touched. Matthew is with the Lord that he loved so very much and we will all re-unite with him some day soon.
Matthew is survived by his mother, Wendy Lacroix and her husband Keith of Wells; his father, Stephen M. Smith and his wife Dianne Sprague of Kittery; a brother, Brian Smith and his wife Lynda of Berwick; his grandmother, Beulah Fenderson Smith of Wells; grandmother Etta Gibbs of North Reading, Mass.; step-grandparents, Norman and Pauline Lacroix of Berwick; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends including Susan Massey of Kennebunk and Lisa Arers of Falmouth.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, Sept. 7 from 6-8 p.m., at the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market St., North Berwick. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m., at the Family Christian Center in Sullivan Square in Berwick. Interment to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery, Berwick. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson Funeral Home, North Berwick.
Matthew C. Smith
Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Sept. 6, 2007