Donald C. Smith, 100

Mar 4, 2024

Wareham-Donald C. Smith, “Smitty”, “ Rammie”, 100, of Wareham passed away at home on Wednesday February 28, 2024.  He was the husband of 68 years to the late Lydia (Hinckley) Smith. He was born in Marion the son of the late Herbert and Edith (Potter) Smith.

A graduate of New Bedford Vocational High School and a WWII Navy Veteran and was one of the oldest WWII veterans in the State and in the Town of Wareham.  From 1945-1964 he was the Parts Manager at Suddard Ford in Wareham.  He was the Town of Rochester Tow Truck operator and ran the Junk Yard on the corner of Vaughn Hill Road and 105.  He was also the owner and operator of Smitty’s Excavation Services.  He loved a good western and collected antique automobiles and model cars.

He is survived by his children Alan D. Smith and Rebecca A. Tetrault both of Wareham and Donna E. Voss of West Wareham.  Grandfather of 8, great grandfather of 24, great-great grandfather of 14.  He was also survived by many relatives, friends and his faithful companion “Sammy”.  Brother of the late Alton, Theo, Robert, Morris Smith and Idella Smith Tabor

Visiting hours Friday March 8,  from 5-7pm in the Wareham Village Funeral Home 5 Center Street Wareham.  Funeral service Saturday March 9, at 10 Am in the Tabernacle of Praise 187 Hathaway Street, Wareham. Burial will follow in Centre Cemetery, Tihonet Road Wareham.  Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend.  Memorial gifts may be made to the Tabernacle of Praise. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit