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“On behalf of President/Chief Administrator David Eustis and the entire Northwest Catholic High School community, I offer my deepest sympathy on the...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Maureen Scudder - West Hartford, CT

“Hello Judith, My condolences to you and the family. My prayers are with you and the family. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Juliet Williams - East Hartford, CT

“Judith, I was saddened to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you & your family. It's been way too long, we must connect but in the meantime...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Crystal Starks Daniel

“My prayers to you Judith and family. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Sandi Martinik - Newington, CT

“The Smith family, we are so sorry for your loss. May your memories comfort you in the days, weeks and months ahead. Forever in your hearts.The ...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Astread Ferron-Poole - Bloomfield, CT

“On behalf of my family, my condolences go out to Judith, Simone and Greg.<br />Both my son and I worked for Mark over the past few years (DOIT...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Hazel Singh-Patrick - Hartford, CT

“Judy, Simone, Greg, so sorry for your loss. I wish you God's peace and comfort during this very sad time. Marva Jones ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Marva Jones - Hartford, CT

“My condolence to the Smith family. It has been years since I last saw Mark but I remember him fondly. I know it is painful to lose a loved one so...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Lana Berry - Atlanta, GA

“Dear Simone, Judith and Greg - Our hearts ache for you. It's hard to know what to say in the face of such a tragic loss. Please know that you are in...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Judith, Simone & Greg,With deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband, father & friend. May you find comfort in knowing that prayer will carry you ...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Evangelist DWilson

“Missing you, we have been spiritual brothers and friends since 1976. Never a harsh word did you speak, love for Jehovah and family our true concern....Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Charles Furze

“So very sorry for your loss. May your Fond & Loving Memories shine through your sorrow. May the God of All Comfort who gives Hope @ John 6:40 & Ps 37...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Mark was one of a kind,,,, will be greatly missed. To the family be Strong and Courageous !!! ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Andre Bascom


Mark A. R. Smith, 57, of West Hartford, passed from this life on May 2, 2017. Mark is survived by his wife Judith, daughter Simone, and stepson Gregory of West Hartford. Mark leaves his parents, Keith and Ruby (Bell) Smith, of Bloomfield. He was the son-in-law of Gloria Chambers and the late Alfred Chambers of Hartford. He is survived by his brother, Dave Smith, wife Denise, and family of High Point, NC; his brother, Andrew Smith, wife Judy, and family of Montego Bay, Jamaica; and his sister, Lisa Smith, and family of Windsor. He is also survived by his half-brother, Wayne Earle, wife Erica, and family of Palm Bay, Florida; his half-brother, Lennox Smith, and family of Montego Bay, Jamaica; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and brothers & sisters in law. Mark was a devoted member of the Windsor Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in Economics and worked for the State of CT for most of his career. He was instrumental in the renovations of Bradley International Airport. His most recent role was Fiscal Administrator for the State Library. He loved his job and his co-workers. He enjoyed reading and discussing current events and was always well-informed. Mark had multiple passions, gardening being one of them. He was very proud of his gardens through all seasons. He spent hours working in his yard after work and on the weekends. He also enjoyed cooking and baking for his family. Mark played both soccer and tennis until injuries prevented him from continuing. He enjoyed watching tennis. Most of all he tried not to miss any UCONN basketball games (even on his wedding day!). He was known for his generosity with his free time. Whenever possible he would do whatever was needed to help extended family and friends. He was passionate about music, especially reggae, calypso, and jazz, among many other genres. He knew the details of the artists and all the band members. He loved his 'old time Jamaican music' such as artists Alton Ellis and Ernie Smith. He also loved to vacation with his family, biking and taking early morning walks on the beach with Judith and the kids, which included Simone, Greg and every niece, nephew, cousin and friend that tagged along. Mark was the king of Scrabble and an avid player on Words with Friends. He still holds the family Scrabble trophy. He played to win and it was all about math. In his youth he enjoyed summers on his grandparents farm in Trelawney, Jamaica. Getting up early was something that carried him throughout his life. He is missed and will continue to be loved through happy moments and memories by all who knew him. The Wake and Visitation will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. in The Lodge Community Chapel, 130 Deerfield Rd., Windsor, CT 06095. A service with a Memorial Talk will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11 a.m. in The Lodge Community Chapel with interment immediately following in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, 1 Cottage Grove Rd., Bloomfield, CT 06002. Memorial donations may be made to either CPTV/WNPR, 1049 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105 or to the Jehovah's Witnesses/Windsor Congregation, 640 Burnham St., South Windsor, CT 06018. Carmon Funeral Home of Windsor has care of his arrangements.