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Jean Smith

Jean B. Smith (Govoni)

Sunday, August 18th, 1935 - Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Jean B. (Govoni) Smith, 83, of Coventry, CT and Key Colony Beach, FL, beloved wife of Norval Smith passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2019 after a short illness. She was born August 18, 1935 in New Bedford, MA to the late Edward and Mary (Braman) Govoni and spent her younger years in Fairhaven MA. Graduated from Fairhaven High School and then attended Fisher Junior College in Boston MA. She and her husband Norval were business partners for 30 years at AV Associates Inc. Storrs, Ct serving as the CFO. She and her husband enjoyed travelling extensively all over the world and were active in boating in both Connecticut and Florida. Jean was also an active member of her community in Key Colony Beach, Florida participating in various civic organizations and events, St Columba church and the Marathon Yacht Club. Besides her husband, Jean is survived by her daughters Laurie Hamer of Danielson and Tracy A. Will and her husband Blake of Ashford; her brother Edward (Ted) Govoni and his wife Doris of Acushnet MA; and her step sons; Daryl N. Smith and his wife Cindy of Coventry, Gary R. Smith of Danielson, Wesley T. Smith of Coventry; her grandchildren, Dylan Lakotta, Ryan Will, Cody Will and Camryn Sheehan; Travis Smith, Lukas Smith, Jeremiah Smith, Joel Smith, Sydney Smith; her great grandchildren, Ella Grace Lakotta, London Bascomb, Jennah, Avery, and Cole Smith. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her son Edward (Ted) Hamer, her daughter Holly Hamer and her step daughter Lesley Ann Smith. Relatives and friends may join the family on Friday, June 14th, 2019 at the Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Rd (Rt 195) Tolland Ct. Calling hours will be 10am to 11:30am followed by a Memorial Celebration in the Funeral Home at 11:30am. Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to WAIM, the Windham Area Interfaith Ministry, 866 Main Street, Willimantic, Ct 06226. To share a memory or condolences please visit
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  • Visitation

    Friday, June 14th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:30am
    Friday, June 14th, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
    Tolland Memorial Funeral Home
    375 Merrow Road
    TOLLAND, CT 06084
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  • Service

    Friday, June 14th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Friday, June 14th, 2019 11:30am
    Tolland Memorial Funeral Home
    375 Merrow Road
    TOLLAND, CT 06084
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Dorothy Carney

Posted at 10:54am
Jean Smith , and to your family . My heart is very heavy in reading of Jean”s passing . I will remember her as a vibrant , generous ,loving and always giving person . May she be in Peace now .
A friend from the Florida Keys ,
Dorothy Carney

Bev Gorlach

Posted at 09:29pm
Norval and family, My sincerest condolences. I just found out today of Jean's passing. I am so sorry for your loss and cherish the many memories.
Bev Gorlach
Manchester, CT

Betty Hanson

Posted at 09:57pm
We extend our deepest sympathy to Norval and all of Jean's family. We could not have had a nicer neighbor, and we will miss her. Just wish we had visited more! Betty and Ken Hanson

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