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76 Prospect Street
Rockville-Vernon, CT 06066
Phone: (860) 875-5490
Fax: (860) 872-8200
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 pietrasfuneralhome.com
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  • Visitation

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

    Friday, June 14th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Friday, June 14th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Tolland Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    375 Merrow Road
    TOLLAND, CT 06084
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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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laurie hamer

Posted at 03:30pm
all mothers and daughters have their conflicts and we were no different. when i needed her she was always there for me. i loved her and i'm glad i got to share my life with her. rest well mom
 
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Tracy Will Posted at 01:45am

Beautifully said Laurie. Mom loved you very much
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Grace Lohmann

Posted at 02:56pm
Jean will be remembered by her friends in Marathon Yacht Club for her unfailingly sweet demeaner. She was among the founding members of MYC Auxiliary and served as treasurer at one time. Her thoughtful insights were always welcomed when decisions on MYC Auxiliary actions were needed. Jean. we will miss your big smile! Our deepest sympathies go to Norval and her family. - MYC Auxiliary, Treasurer Grace Lohmann
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